For Immediate Release:
May 15, 2019
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES FILE CLASS ACTION SUIT CHALLENGING MTA’S WIDESPREAD DISCRIMINATORY RENOVATION PRACTICES
New York, NY—May 15, 2019— A civil rights class action lawsuit was filed today in New York against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), challenging its …
All New Yorkers send our condolences and sympathy to the family of Malaysia Goodson, who tragically died at the 7th Ave and 53rd St subway station on Monday after she fell down a flight of stairs carrying her baby in a stroller.
Our groups – disability, transit and advocates for pregnant women – assert that this tragedy should not …
Five years ago, emergency preparedness efforts failed people with disabilities during Hurricane Sandy.
Three years later, we won a court case against the City on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities (Emergency Preparedness Case Settlement Release). We’re taking a look at what’s changed.
In 2014, we negotiated with the City to improve emergency planning for …