Transportation Policy

On the left is a photo of advocates standing outside of the MTA building holding a banner that says elevators are for everyone. On the right in purple font, transportation policy below in purple font, Transportation is the second biggest barrier to employment for people with disabilities. CIDNY is involved in transportation advocacy and organizing, will current campaigns on improving subway elevator access, curb cuts, and Access-A-Ride.
in bold rent font, Our 2024 Legislative Agenda items include the following: in a purple box with white font, CIDNY supports the amendment of the Public Authorities Law to add language that allows eligibility based on licensed healthcare providers’ letters. (A2723, O’Donnell/S7021, Kennedy) in a red box with white font, CIDNY supports requiring counties to expand paratransit beyond ADA 7 minimums (A4165 Steck/S4739 Kennedy) in a purple box with white font, CIDNY supports the requirement of the registration of bicycles with electric assistance used for commercial purposes; provides liability of employers for certain violations. (A7833 Simone/S7587 Hoylman-Sigal)