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NYLPI Senior Attorney for Environmental Justice Christine Appah attended Mayor de Blasio’s “Green New Deal” press conference today.
CityLimits quoted NYLPI Director of Disability Justice Ruth Lowenkron in a story about a city proposal to let Access-A-Ride vans use bus lanes to speed up trips for riders with disabilities.
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