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March

Judge rules MTA must install elevators as part of renovations, under federal disabilities act (Politico)

February

Victory for New Yorkers with Disabilities |

Victoria de los Neoyorquinos con Discapacidades (Public News Service)

What to know about searching for a NYC apartment if you have mobility issues (Brick Underground)

January
 

Accessibility Advocates Rally Over Mother’s Death on Subway Stairs (CityLab)

New Yorkers Demand Action after Malaysia Goodson Died in Subway Fall (NowThis)

Best photographs of the day (The Guardian)

New York subway: new demand for accessibility after young mother’s death (The Guardian)

A Young Woman Fell and Died Trying to Carry Her Baby’s Stroller In a Subway Station With No Elevator (Jezebel)

December

Her Addictions Made Her a Great Fit for the Job (New York Times)

 
November

Access-A-Ride users face bigger MTA fare hike than MetroCard commuters (NY Daily News)

Revelations in a Wheelchair (New York Times)

Transit Chief Weighs in on the Subways and Buses (WNYC)

Uber expanding third-party use for wheelchair accessibility (amNewYork)

Subway Riders With Wheelchairs Demand Elevator Fix (NBC New York)

70 Steps Are Too Many! Locals Renew Call On MTA To Install Elevator at 7th Ave F/G Station (Bklyner)

Park Slope Demands Accessible Subway Station (Patch)

Can Voters with Disabilities Get in the Door? (WNYC)

 

October

Our Fair City (Urban Omnibus)

Progress on Voting Access for NYers with Disabilities

Avances en el acceso a votar para NYkinos con discapacidades (Public News Service)

 

September

MTA Gets Rare Praise for Its Paratransit Service (WNYC)

 

August

Transit ‘lockbox’ bill sitting on Cuomo’s desk to be signed (NY Daily News)

Access-A-Ride or ‘Stress-A-Ride?’ MTA Service Needs Overhaul, Users Say (City Limits)

Advocates demand ADA-compliance at more Bronx subway stations (News 12 the Bronx)

Pols: Elevator Needs at Mosholu Pkwy. Station (Norwood News)

 
July

Accessibility and the MTA (Lights at the End of the Tunnel podcast)

Inside City Hall: Getting Access (NY1)

 
June

In Your Opinion: Senate must pass restrictions on drug formulary changes (The Daily Star)

Ensuring Poll Access for Disabled Voters Still a Big Problem (WhoWhatWhy.org)

May

No consensus among Democrats, advocates on ‘aid in dying’ bill (POLITICO Pro) – article is behind a paywall

New York Patients Are Being Forced Off Prescribed Medications During the Plan Year, Providing A Need for New Legislation to Fix the Problem (Business Wire)

April
March

Morning Show (WBAI)

February

Albany Asked to Boost Funding for Independent-Living Centers

Piden a Albany aumentar fondos para Centros de Vida Independiente (Public News Service)

January 

NYC subway elevators need an urgent lift (amNewYork)

In New Proposed Subway Elevators, Some See a Terrorism Risk (New York Times)

In Battle Over FiDi Subway Elevators, Advocates for Disabled Win the Day (The Tribeca Trib)

Flaws Cited in MTA Program for Disabled Travelers (Wall Street Journal)

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