NYLPI Supports Launch of New MTA-Focused “Build Trust” Campaign

September 9, 2019

NYLPI Senior Attorney for Disability Justice Christopher Schuyler was quoted by TransitCenter in support of its new “Build Trust” campaign focused on the MTA’s Capital Program, which was covered in the Daily News this morning. “A lack of accessibility …



New York City Housing Authority Properties Are Largely Inaccessible For People With Disabilities

September 5, 2019

NYLPI Advocate Suhali Méndez and Senior Staff Attorney Maureen Belluscio gave testimony this week about accessibility in New York City Housing Authority properties, before New York City Council’s Committee on Public Housing and Committee on Mental Heal …



The Department of Education Gets An “F” On Clean School Bus Delivery

September 5, 2019

On the first day of school, we joined Council Member Rafael Espinal, the New York League of Conservation Voters and other advocacy groups to call on the NYC Department of Education to clean its school bus fleet—something it committed to doing last year …



City and State Features NYLPI In Story on Access to Ride Hailing Services

August 27, 2019

City and State featured a quote from NYLPI’s Director of Strategic Organizing and Research, Justin Wood, in a story today about access to ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft. As Uber and other ride-hailing companies face pressure to better serv …



NPR CITES NYLPI’S “LEFT BEHIND” REPORT ON STORY ABOUT LYFT DISABILITY LAWSUIT

August 21, 2019

NPR cited NYLPI’s “Left Behind” report in a story about a California lawsuit targeting Lyft this morning. The report, published in May 2018, found that for-hire vehicle services like Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users …



NYLPI Seeks Bodycam Footage and 911 Call Tapes From NYPD Fatal Shooting

August 16, 2019

In a key test for New York’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), we are suing the New York Police Department (NYPD) for the body-worn camera footage and 911 call tapes from the NYPD’s fatal shooting of Susan Muller. The news was covered by the New York …



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