Lawsuit Against MTA Over Accessibility Attains Class-Action Status With More Than 500,000 Plaintiffs – A State Supreme Court Judge ruled this week that a lawsuit filed against the MTA on behalf of a coalition of accessibility rights advocates does, in fact, represent a class of more than 500,000 people who claim they’ve been excluded from […]
City Is Sued Over District 75 Schools For Students With Disabilities – The city’s separate schools for children with disabilities is under fire in a new civil rights class action lawsuit that alleges these schools deprive students of an equal education.
Staten Island Special Education Students Sue to Join Neighborhood School Classrooms – A trio of Staten Island children with developmental disabilities is suing the city to force the city Department of Education to integrate students from their district into neighborhood school classrooms.
New York Times
Why the Pandemic Has Made Streets More Dangerous for Blind People – Audible crossing signals help visually impaired pedestrians. A court ordered New York City to come up with a plan to install more of the devices.
NY Daily News
MTA settles lawsuit with disability advocates, agrees to install elevators in 3 LIRR stations
New York’s New Accessible Absentee Ballots Aren’t Accessible Enough, Voters Say
Kern County settles class-action lawsuit with disability rights groups over juvenile facilities
Disability Equals Disenfranchisement, Lawsuit Says
As Older Adults Prepare to Walk Around, Will Infrastructure Let Them?
Courthouse News Service
ICE Can’t Duck Class Action Over Detainees’ Poor Access to Health Care