April 12, 2019
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.
April 9, 2019
“If you’re uncomfortable or you don’t know what to do, just say, ‘I’ve never worked with someone with your disability’.”
April 2, 2019
NYLPI has signed on, along with more than 100 other organizations, to a comment letter to the Social Security Administration, calling on them not to change the rules around English proficiency.
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 …
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 for-hire vehicle services like Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users 70% …
March 11, 2019
NYLPI, along with our allies, is resisting a proposed change by Governor Andrew Cuomo to New York’s criminal procedure law that would leave individuals accused of crimes, who are experiencing mental health concerns, in county jails without mental healt …