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Taxi Cards

A new prepaid card has emerged that offers taxi-specific services anywhere in the USA. The new “Taxi on Demand” card hooks-up customers to card accepting taxis through a toll-free call center number. The new card is the creation of TransCard, MasterCard, Discover, STAR and the Chattanooga-based company, Taxi on Demand. The cards can only be used for taxi services. The “TOD” prepaid card comes in denominations of $35, $50, $100 and $200 and accommodates cardholders with access to cab companies in the physical vicinity accepting of the card. The card was originally designed to target the college demographic and now is available nationwide. The concept belongs to Johnny Thornton, Jr., Founder & Vice Chairman of TOD. He developed the Taxi on Demand idea while attending the University of Tennessee. For more information visit: “”:

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