La Fiscalía de Estados Unidos se ha unido a una demanda contra MTA por la falta de accesibilidad, argumentando que la reciente renovación de la estación de metro Middletown Road, en El Bronx, debió haber incluido ascensores para sillas de ruedas.
The Middletown Road stop on the 6 line in the Bronx reopened after $27 million in renovations.
One week after suing Uber for allegedly providing inadequate service to wheelchair users, Berkeley-based non-profit Disability Rights Advocates [DRA] have now sued Lyft for the same reasons.
New York City Patch
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.