May 16, 2019
Despite raising billions of dollars in investments, for-hire-vehicle services Uber, Lyft, and Juno continue to violate federal, state, and local accessibility laws by failing individuals who use wheelchairs, according to “Still Left Behind”, a communit …
May 9, 2019
When a legal colleague says something demeaning in a meeting do we: Do nothing? Try to keep it light, and move on? Confront it directly? And how are legal organizations responding to such behavior more broadly? NYLPI Senior Social Worker Michelle Kraus …
May 2, 2019
With the city’s subways still largely inaccessible for people in wheelchairs, the New York City Department of Transportation has today announced that it will allow vehicles with the City’s accessible van transportation system, Access-A-Ride, to ride in …
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.