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


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)



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)



MTA Gets Rare Praise for Its Paratransit Service (WNYC)



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)


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

Inside City Hall: Getting Access (NY1)


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

Ensuring Poll Access for Disabled Voters Still a Big Problem (


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)


Morning Show (WBAI)


Albany Asked to Boost Funding for Independent-Living Centers

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


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)

New subway station’s elevators keep breaking down (Fox 5 News)

New & Improved Bay Ridge Subway Station Still Excludes Disabled New Yorkers (Gothamist)


Bay Ridge Avenue R Station Opens Without Accessibility For Disabled (Kings County Politics)

For the Disabled, New York’s Sidewalks Are an Obstacle Course (New York Times)

Fight to improve New York City sidewalks for disabled heads to court (New York Daily News)

Subway accessibility issues highlighted by officials who pledged stair-free commutes (AMNY)

Hurricanes Highlight Needs of the Disabled (Public News Service)

DOT Fails to Meet Federal Standards for Disabled After $243M Spent: Report (DNA Info)

If You Can’t Take the Stairs, Only 23 Percent of Subway Stations Are Accessible — on a Good Day (StreetsBlog NYC)

Medicaid “Optional” Benefits in Peril (Public News Service)

What an article about a family with multiple generations of disability teaches (Washington Post)

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

Major Subway Makeover Is Making Lives Miserable (CBS New York)

Under Settlement, City Shelters Will Do More for the Disabled (New York Times)

Morning Show (WBAI)

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

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

Lawsuits Demand MTA Accessibility Plan (Public News Service)

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

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

NY1 Online: Fighting for a Better System

NYC Taxi Passengers Shortchanged (NBC)

MTA to Expand Use of Mobile App for Disabled Riders Amid Complaints (DNA Info)

MTA Board Shuts Down Disabled Riders’ Complaints About Access-a-Ride (DNA Info)

Push to Override Medicaid Therapy Visit Cap (Capital Tonight)

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

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

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

Suing for Subway Access (WNYC)

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

Medicaid Cuts Mean Less Independence for People with Disabilities (Public News Service)

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