Coverage Archive

New York City Patch

March 13, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority broke federal law when it renovated a Bronx subway station without intalling elevators, leaving it still useless to many disabled straphangers, federal prosecutors argued Tuesday.

The New York Post

March 13, 2018

The MTA is breaking the law by refusing to make its stations accessible to the disabled, the United States Attorney in Manhattan charges in a new court papers filed Tuesday.

Queens Chronicle

March 13, 2018

The federal government has joined a 2016 lawsuit which alleges that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority was in violation of federal law when it did not include an elevator in a Bronx subway station that underwent major renovations and construction between October 2013 and May 2014.

ABC7NY

March 13, 2018

A U.S. Attorney filed a lawsuit against the MTA and the New York City Transit Authority on Tuesday after they say the agencies failed to make a subway station in the Bronx accessible to people who are disabled.

WNYC

March 13, 2018

The Justice Department is joining an existing federal lawsuit against the MTA because the agency didn’t add wheelchair access to one subway station in the Bronx during a multi-million dollar renovation.

Curbed NY

March 13, 2018

The MTA has been hit with yet another lawsuit and this time it’s from the feds. United States Attorney Geoffrey Berman has filed suit against the MTA for failing to make its newly renovated subway stations accessible to the disabled, reports the New York Post.

The New York Times

March 13, 2018

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday accused the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of violating the rights of the disabled when the agency spent tens of millions to renovate a subway station without installing elevators, even after being told repeatedly that making the station accessible was mandatory and technically doable.

Reuters

March 13, 2018

The U.S. government on Tuesday sued the agencies that run New York City’s subway, claiming they failed to make a Bronx station accessible to disabled people despite an expensive renovation.

The Wall Street Journal

March 13, 2018

Federal prosecutors have joined a lawsuit against the agency that runs New York City’s subway, accusing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of violating federal law for not making a renovated station accessible to people with disabilities.

New York Daily News

March 13, 2018

The feds sued the MTA and NYC Transit Authority on Tuesday for renovating a Bronx subway station without making it accessible to the disabled.