MTA: Don’t Ration The Access-A-Ride On-Demand Pilot!

March 26, 2019

NYLPI and our colleagues in the Access-A-Ride Reform Group were out in force at Monday’s MTA Board Meeting to testify on a host of issues related to the on-demand pilot of the service. In particular, we raised concerns about the possibility that the on …

Forbes Cites NYLPI’s “Left Behind” Report On Story About Lyft Disability Lawsuit

March 20, 2019

Forbes cited NYLPI’s “Left Behind” report in a story about a California lawsuit targeting Lyft today. The report, published in May 2018, found that services like Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users 70% of the time they …

We Won! MTA Appears To Back Down On Planned Access-A-Ride Fare Hike

February 25, 2019

The Metropolitan Transit Authority appears to have backed down on plans to raise fares on people with disabilities, after outrage from the Access A Ride Reform Group (AARRG!).

Hey, MTA!

February 8, 2019

Tell the MTA Board not to raise the fares on people with disabilities to $3! They’re voting on Feb 27…sign the petition NOW…

Opposing The Un-Fare Hike on Access-A-Ride

January 23, 2019

We’re speaking up with dozens of Access-A-Ride Users to oppose an unfair fare hike

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.

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