Taxi Firm Offers Free Rides to the Polls Election Day

Need a lift to vote? Yellow Cab's got your fare Tuesday for the Los Angeles, Long Beach and South Bay areas.

Vowing to ensure that transportation to Tuesday's national elections is not an issue, Yellow Cab Co. and four affiliates are offering free rides to Los Angeles County voting locations in a campaign called "Roll to the Polls."

Voters wanting a free ride to their polling place should call Yellow Cab Co. at 800-808-7293, have their polling location and address ready to state, and tell the operator the code "LA Vote."

The cabs will run from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday—the same as the polls.

“We understand the importance of participating in the election process and are going the extra mile to make it a little easier for people to vote,” said William Rouse, General Manager of the fleets, and new President of the TLPA (Taxicab, Limousine, and Paratransit Association), said in a press announcement. “Free rides to the polls are Yellow Cab’s way of giving back to the community and helping people have their voices heard.”

Yellow Cab's "sister fleets" include United Checker Cab, South Bay Yellow Cab, Long Beach Yellow Cab, Fiesta Taxi and 1-800-TaxiCab.

For more information on fleet coverage areas, please visit the following websites or call 310-965-5824:

Sean November 06, 2012 at 02:45 AM
Yellow Cab and "sister fleets" include United Checker Cab, South Bay Yellow Cab, Long Beach Yellow Cab, Fiesta Taxi, and 1-800-TaxiCab. you guys are awesome! thanks
Liz Spear November 06, 2012 at 05:13 AM
Yes, the free taxi rides so we can vote is a wonderful show of community spirit! Let everyone you know, know about this service. They might know someone who needs a ride to the polls!
George November 06, 2012 at 06:52 AM
My polling place is located on Cresant Heights at a church I think? First time voting at this location. I'm not sure my vote matter as California is a democrat state and Obama has it nailed! I am a Romney supporter though and want to over my support for the man I feel has a better grasp of how to get the economy moving. This president has been dreadful! The propositions are important also and I will do my civic duty.
Diane Naletich November 06, 2012 at 02:58 PM
I am so impressed!! What a wonderful demonstration of patriotism!!
vanessa rivera November 06, 2012 at 11:16 PM
Do they give u a ride back to where you were picked up after you vote?


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