qconnect has introduced wheelchair-accessible taxis in 55 rural and regional areas.
All public transport services, including associated vehicles and infrastructure, are subject to the Commonwealth Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002.
The department, in conjunction with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), has developed 2 documents to address the transport disadvantages that confront communities.
Passengers can pay a flat fare rate to share the ride home with other people going in the same direction. FlatFare taxi services are 'share ride' and not a personalised taxi service.
All public transport services are subject to the Commonwealth Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002.
State and federal government agencies may be able to offer financial support to local governments that own and/or operate regional or remote airports for infrastructure upgrades.
The department regulates and in some cases subsidises a number of regular passenger transport air services.
Secure taxi ranks are operated in entertainment precincts on Friday and Saturday nights, into the early hours of the following day, and for special events such as New Year's Eve.
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