Coverage Archive

Gothamist

February 25, 2021

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 […]

Gothamist

February 9, 2021

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.

The City

February 5, 2021

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

December 1, 2020

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

July 14, 2020

MTA settles lawsuit with disability advocates, agrees to install elevators in 3 LIRR stations

City Limits

June 25, 2020

New York’s New Accessible Absentee Ballots Aren’t Accessible Enough, Voters Say

Bakersfield Californian

June 22, 2020

Kern County settles class-action lawsuit with disability rights groups over juvenile facilities

Forbes

May 27, 2020

Disability Equals Disenfranchisement, Lawsuit Says

Next Avenue

May 13, 2020

As Older Adults Prepare to Walk Around, Will Infrastructure Let Them?