And you thought getting to the Panorama at the Queens museum was hard! Imagine if you couldn’t use stairs. In fact, just imagine trying to navigate public transportation in New York City on a daily basis with any sort of disability, injury, luggage or stroller.
We’re pleased to release this video follow-up to the launch of our Access Denied campaign, as well as a letter to newly-appointed MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, urging the agency to develop a plan to make all subway stations accessible.
For the ten U.S. regions with the most transit ridership, we estimate that CARES Act funds will cover agency shortfalls for an average of 5.4 to 8.3 months. For agencies in the rest of the country, CARES Act transit funds will last 12.6 to 20.8 months, on average.Read More