Citylab Cites NYLPI Report, Asking “Why Can’t Uber and Lyft Be More Wheelchair Friendly?”

December 13, 2018

Journalist Molly Taft cited our “Left Behind” report in her 2,000-word investigation.



Council Testimony on For-Hire Vehicle Accessibility

October 15, 2018

Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users 70% of the time they are requested in New York.



NYLPI Joins Taxis for All Campaign in Support of Intro. 144-A to Permit Additional For-Hire Vehicle Licenses ONLY if They are for Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

July 31, 2018

Uber says capping its numbers would “strand” New Yorkers, even though it strands New Yorkers with disabilities every day by offering next to no wheelchair-accessible service.



NYLPI Report Reveals Uber and Lyft Fail to Provide Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

May 23, 2018

Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users 70% of the time they are requested.



Advocates for Persons with Disabilities File Amicus Brief Demanding Compliance with Accessibility Regulations of New York City “For-Hire Vehicles”

April 12, 2018

The brief underscores the difficulties faced by New Yorkers with disabilities in accessing public transportation.



NYLPI Organizers Quoted on Transportation Access Issues in Metro NY

March 29, 2018

NYLPI spoke about the accessibility crisis in the transit system, and the urgent need to find new funding.



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