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 …

Defendants with mental health difficulties should not languish in jail

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 …

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!).

New York’s Transit Should Be For Everyone

February 19, 2019

NYLPI’s Director of Disability Justice, Ruth Lowenkron, gave testimony before the New York State Senate today.

Brick Underground Story On Accessible Apartments Features NYLPI Organizer

February 14, 2019

Brick Underground reporter Nikki Mascali interviewed NYLPI Organizer Eman Rimawi about finding an apartment in New York if you have mobility issues.

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…

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