Disabled In Action

Environmental lawsuit challenges NYC taxi accessibility plan

Monday, January 11, 2016New York City’s ambitious taxi accessibility plan may have hit a new roadblock. In September 2014, the City reached an agreement with disability advocates, agreeing to convert half of city’s taxi fleet to wheelchair accessible vehicles by 2020.…

Report finds numerous accessibility barriers in New York courts

Wednesday, April 1, 2015New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Disabled in Action released the results March 24 of an extensive survey of New York City’s courthouses, finding numerous accessibility barriers to people in wheelchairs. “Access to justice is a fundamental…