In July 2014, DRA and Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP filed a class action lawsuit against the City of New York challenging widespread dangerous curb ramps and inaccessible pedestrian routes throughout New York City neighborhoods in Manhattan below 14th Street. These inaccessible pedestrian routes result in persons with mobility and vision disabilities from traveling[…continue]
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Center for Independence of the Disabled New York (CIDNY), et al. v. City of New York, et al.
Stokes et al. v. Total Transit, Inc. (d/b/a Discount Cab)
Disability Rights Advocates, in partnership with the Arizona Center for Disability Law, filed this suit in November 2015, alleging that Total Transit Inc., doing business as Discount Cab, violates federal and state law by charging wheelchair users in Arizona a $10.00 fee per trip in addition to their regular fare because they require accessible taxis.[…continue]
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New York, NY – June 28, 2016 – A class-action lawsuit filed today in federal court alleges the Metropolitan Transit Authority (“MTA”) and New York City Transit Authority (“NYCTA”) ignored the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act when they completed a $21.85 million rehabilitation to the Middletown Road station in the Bronx, but[…continue]
June 9, 2016 — NEW YORK — Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) today sued the New York State Board of Elections and Department of Motor Vehicles over online voter registration that is inaccessible to people with disabilities. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Center for the Independence[…continue]
In This Issue Letter from the Executive Director Our Growing Team Celebrating Fellowship Save the Date: Celebrating 50 Eagles Impact Report Letter from the Executive Director Spring is here, and DRA has a lot to celebrate: We’re continuing to grow our team of staff and advisors. I’m happy to introduce you DRA’s new attorneys and[…continue]