Morning Show (WBAI)

Suing for Subway Access (WNYC)

Lawsuits Demand MTA Accessibility Plan (Public News Service)

NYC subway system makes commuting hell for disabled people: suit (NY Post)

New York City subway faces two lawsuits over disabled access (Reuters)

Lawsuits Call for Subway System to be More Accessible for People with Disabilities (New York 1)

New York City’s Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups Say (New York Times)

Disability Advocates Sue MTA Over Subway Elevator Outages (New York Law Journal)

MTA hit with lawsuits over discrimination against disabled riders (amNewYork)

A class action lawsuit claims that New York's subway system breaks the law (Time Out New York)

The Lawsuits Over NYC's Subway Inaccessibility Are Long Overdue (the Atlantic/CityLab)

MTA sued for failing to fix subway stations that deny access to disabled people (New York Daily News)


Village Voice: Access-A-Ride Costs Exploding

WNYC News: NYS Board of Elections and DMV Sued for Discrimination 
Public News Service: Deadline Approaches for Insurance Increases
NY Times: From Nursing Home to Own Home
NY Daily News: MTA's Access-a-Ride paratransit service slammed as unreliable by audit
Wall Street Journal: MTA's Access-A-Ride Program Fails Disabled Passengers, Audit Says
Pix11: Access-a-Ride routinely fails NYC's disabled, senior residents who need pick-up

Crain's New York Business: State launches $2 billion coordinated care plan for people with disabilities
May 2016

City & State: 
NYC nursing homes forcing residents into homeless shelters
April 2016

Riders demand elevator at Parkchester subway station
March 2016

El Diario: 
Discussing proposal to send texts to 911 [in Spanish]
February 2016

NY1: Coalition of Riders and Drivers, "Taxis for All" Slams Uber Over a Lack of Accessibility for the Disabled
January 2016

Wall Street Journal: Readers Sound Off on NYC's Graduation Rates
January 2016

NY Times: Finding Solutions Beyond Homeless Shelters
January 2016


The Brooklyn Ink: 
Disabilities in NYC: An Unnecessary Struggle Just to Get Around
December 2015

Business Insider: Uber accused of failing a huge number of New Yorkers
December 2015

WMBC-TV News: NY Uber Accessibility
December 2015

Midtown Gazette: City makes slow progress on subway improvements for visually impaired
September 2015

Stories Related to Curb Cut Documents Here

Huffington Post: 25 Years After the ADA, Navigating New York City is Still Daunting for the Disabled
July 27, 2015

America Still Leaves the Disabled Behind
July 26, 2015

Public News Service: Big NY Strides at 25th Anniversary of the ADA; Hurdles Remain
July 24, 2015

NPR: In Helping Those with Disabilities, ADA Improves Access for All
July 24, 2015

July 24,2015

WNYC Brian Lehrer Show: ADA Turns 25
July 22, 2015

New Mobility: NYC Accessible Sidewalks Lawsuit to Proceed
June 26, 2015

AP: Advocates want more wheelchair-accessible taxi services
May 12, 2015

Rockland World Radio, Dialogues with Dan: Interview with Susan Dooha
March 31, 2015

April 2015

NYCityLens: A New York City Winter on Wheels
February 18, 2015

Public News Service: Final Days for NYers to Get 2015 Affordable Health Coverage
February 2015

AFFECT Magazine: Wheelchair Users Unable to Navigate City Sidewalks
January 29, 2015


WNYC Brian Lehrer Show: Interview with Susan Dooha 

Stories related to Emergency Preparedness Lawsuit Settlement
Settlement Press Release - September 30, 2014
October 12,2014

September 30, 2014

AP News Wire:  Deal Reached to Help Disabled People in Disasters 
October 1, 2014

New York Times: New York City to Alter Preparations for Disabled in Disasters
September 30, 2014

Public News ServiceFuture NY Disaster Plans: Less "Life-and-Death Guesswork"
September 30, 2014

New York Law Journal: City Settles Litigation Over Disaster Preparedness
October 1, 2014

CBS New York: Settlement Reached To Aid NYC Residents With Disabilities In Disasters
October 1, 2014

Stories Related to Taxi Case


July 24, 2014

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014

June 19, 2014

(Brian Kavanagh Press Office)
June 19, 2014

June 17, 2014

New Yorkers "Need" Rx Choice (Public News Service)
June 12, 2014

June 11, 2014

May 21, 2014

Disability Community Wins Against City's Appeal in Voting Rights Case (See Court's Opinion Order)
May 14,2014

March 30, 2014

March 25, 2014 

March 24, 2014
March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014

Superintendent Lawsky Sends Letter to Legislature Urging Passage of Legislation In State Budget to Protect Consumers from Surprise Out-of-Network Bills (Insurance News)
March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014

March 17, 2014

March 10, 2014

February 28, 2014

Press Statement on Out of Network Coverage (New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage)
January 28, 2014


November 7, 2013

October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

October 28, 2013

October 28, 2013

September 30, 2013

Polls About to Open - but not for all (The New York World)

September 8, 2013

NYC Brings Back old Lever-Style Voting Machines (Associated Press)

August 30, 2013

NY Ready to Help Consumers Find Best Deal Under Obamacare (Public News Service)

July 25, 2013

Cuomo Silent on Votes by Lever (NYT)
June 27, 2013

June 14, 2013

June 10, 2013

June 5, 2013

June 5, 2013

May 14, 2013

May 10, 2013

April 30, 2013

April 17, 2013

April 1, 2013

March 19, 2013

March 12, 2013

March 12, 2013 

January 31, 2013

Special-needs Registries Saved Lives During Sandy, but not in NYC (The New York World)
January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013

Broken Elevators Keeps Elderly Tenants Stranded Months After the Storm (NY1 for You)
January 10, 2013


October 28, 2012

October 28, 2012

October 23, 2012

October 18, 2012

October 10, 2012

Michelin-Starred Dovetail Restaurant Inaccessible to Disabled, Critics Say (DNAinfo)
August 29, 2012

The Takeaway Interview on Disability Issues with Chinese Lawyer Chen Guangchen and Susan Dooha (WNYC)
July 17, 2012

Health Care Ruling: Devil in the Details for Many New Yorkers (Public News Service)
June 29, 2012

NCIL Release on SCOTUS ACA Decision (NCIL)
June 28, 2012

Affordable Care Act Ruling Pending: NY's Stakes, Options (Public News Service)
June 20, 2012

After Losing Rent Subsidy, Disabled NYers Face Eviction (Gotham Gazette)
June 4, 2012

Hospital Patients Forced Out as Roosevelt Island Tech Campus Moves In (DNAinfo)
May 3, 2012

New Rules for New Yorkers: Home or Nursing Home? (Public News Service)
March 27, 2012

Affordable Care Act Turns Two (Public News Service)
March 23, 2012

Hear Original Readings by CIDNY's Writer's Group (NY Writer's Coalition)
March 8, 2012

Urgent Action Need to Fix NY's "Unemployment Gap" (Public News Service)
February 21, 2012

Broadcast Final Package (Linda Villarosa & Amy Eley)
December 22, 2012


Cuomo Urged to "Clear Red Tape" for New Yorker's Seeking Food Help in 2012 (Public News Service)
December 23, 2011

Barriers Keep Many Disabled New Yorkers Trapped in Poverty (Gotham Gazette)
November 15, 2011

United Healthcare Opens Queens 'Superstore' (Crain's New York Business)
November 2, 2011

The Disabled Deserve Taxis, too (NY Daily News)
November 1, 2011

Allan Goldstien Challenging Differences (NYU Poly)
October 19, 2011

CIDNY Comments on NYC Neglect of Disabled New Yorkers During Emergency Disasters (WBAI)
September 28, 2011

Disabled Woman's Experience at Hurricane Shelter Sparks Lawsuit (NY1 for You)
September 27, 2011

Bloomberg's "Irene Preps" Provoke Federal Discrimination Suit (Public News Service)
September 26, 2011

NYC disaster plan ignores disabled people (Reuters)
September 26, 2011

Press Release: Mayor Bloomberg Sued for Neglect of Disabled New Yorkers  During Emergency (Disability Rights Advocates)
September 26, 2011

Wheelchair User Turned Away From Storm Evacuation Center (NY1 for You)
September 1, 2011

"Access Issues" at Some Hurricane Irene Evacuation Shelters (Public News Service)
August 30, 2011

Disability Matters (City Limits)
July 26, 2011

NY Senate will Consider Health Exchange Bill in Two Months (Crain's New York Business)
June 29, 2011

State Focused Health Care News: Where the Rubber Meets the Road (Public News Service)
June 21, 2011

By Session's end, NY Needs External Review Bill (Crain's New York Business)
June 20, 2011

Letter to the Editor on New York City Taxi Project (Able)    
June 1, 2011

Too Much Choice Clouds Options (Times Union)
April 25, 2011

Income-Based Subsidies are Fair (Times Union)
April 24, 2011

Transition Fair (El Correo)              
April 15, 2011

Medicaid Cuts (NYNC)
March 14, 2011

City's Special Ed Students Being Short Changed of Legal Mandate (Daily News)
March 3, 2011

Press Release: Out of School and Unprepared (Arise Coalition)
March 2, 2011

Government Budget Receives Mixed Reactions (Able)
March 1, 2011

House Votes to Repeal Health Care Reform (Able)   
March 1, 2011

State Holds Medicaid Redesign Hearings (Able)
March 1, 2011

Medicaid Push Back Begins
 (Capital Tonight YNN)
February 25, 2011

Press Release: Disability Rights Community Stunned by Surprise Early Vote on Health Care (New York Association on Independent Living)
February 24, 2011

Those with Disabilities Deserve Right to Vote in All Elections 
February 20, 2011

Memo to Veto A3093B
 (Election Weekly)
February 17, 2011

49 Suggestions for Cutting Billions in State Medicaid Cost (NYT)
February 15, 2011

Polling Sites Rife with Access Barriers (Able)
February 1, 2011

VESID Name and Reach Change
February 1, 2011

Medicaid savings seen in managed long-term care
 (Crain's New York Business)
January 31, 2011

Medicaid Review Team (NYNC)
January 26, 2011

Disability Advocates MRT Proposals May Launch Lawsuits (Crain's New York Business)  
January 25, 2011

NY State Legislature Says Equal Rights Too Expensive (Examiner)
January 17, 2011

Medicaid Redesign Input Not Limited to 27 (Capital Tonight YNN)
January 14, 2011

Managed Care Cuts Can Cut Cost (Crain's New York Business)
January 14, 2011

Group Demand Withdrawal of Medicaid Fraud Lawsuit (NYT)
January 14, 2011

Collins Calls for Fewer Medicaid Benefits (Buffalo News)
January 12, 2011

Emergency Health Care Issues for 2011 (MetroHealthcare.org)
January 9, 2011

Press Release: Disability Advocates' Budget Proposals (New York Association on Independent Living)
January 7, 2011

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