MTA is Not Above NYC Human Rights Law and Judge Rules They Can’t Discriminate Against People with Disabilities Who Use the Subway Image
New York Subway Stairs by Derek Key, CC BY 2.0

New York, New York (June 5, 2019) – Today, Justice Shlomo Hagler of the Supreme Court of New York, New York County, denied the request of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”) and the City of New York (“the City”) to dismiss a civil-rights lawsuit filed by the disability community. The lawsuit alleged that the MTA and…

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We are deeply saddened to announce that Paula Wolff, who was a board member and staff member at CIDNY for nearly three decades, as well as a longtime disability rights advocate, passed away last night.

Paula joined with other disability rights activists in the 1970s in acts of civil disobedience in order…

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CIDNY is informing the public of the proposed settlement agreement and release of claims in the curb cuts case. As part of this settlement, class representatives have a right to make comments. All objections must be submitted or postmarked on or before June 3, 2019.
 
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