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 …



Streetsblog Quotes NYLPI In Story On Safety Issues In Private Garbage Industry

September 9, 2019

Streetsblog reporter Julianne Cuba quoted NYLPI’s Director of Organizing and Strategic Research, Justin Wood, in a story about a garbage truck plowing into a cyclist. Advocates are renewing calls to regulate the city’s private carting industry after a …



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 …



Students Receiving Adaptive Physical Education Will Get Detailed Reports Thanks To NYLPI-Supported Bills

August 26, 2019

Students receiving adaptive physical education and their families can look forward to receiving a more detailed report at the end of the upcoming school year, thanks to NYLPI-supported legislation passed recently on the issue. The legislation holds New …



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