#accessdenied

August 1, 2019
TransitCenter to MTA: Prioritize Accessibility in the Current Capital Program

Today TransitCenter, along with other disability-rights organizations, sent a letter to MTA Chairman Pat Foye, urging the agency to amend the 2015-2019 MTA Capital Program to include the next 50 accessible subway stations.

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April 5, 2018
Enhanced Stations We Can Believe In: Accessible to All

News broke this week that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Enhanced Station Initiative (ESI) will be limited to 19 subway stations.

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March 19, 2018
Andy Byford, Turnaround Artist?

In his first few months on the job as President of New York City Transit, Andy Byford has caused a stir among transit and mobility advocates by highlighting improved accessibility as one of his top priorities.

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May 12, 2017
I Got 99 Problems and They’re All Subway Elevators

When riding the New York City subway, does it ever feel like every elevator or escalator you encounter is broken? This isn’t the stuff of hyperbole.

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October 13, 2016
MTA’s Elevators Going Nowhere, Slowly

For the majority of people that live 1 stop away near the Borough Hall station in Brooklyn, like I do, this would mean reaching the comforts of home in 15 minutes or less. As a person who uses a wheelchair, however, my daily commute is significantly less straightforward.

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