Accessibility

Disability advocates sue N.Y. MTA over Access-A-Ride cuts

Posted on October 20, 2010

NEW YORK — In response to MTA’s claim that it can cut hundreds of millions of dollars in paratransit contracts and still offer the same service, NY1 reports, the United Spinal Association has filed a lawsuit, which says that the MTA isn’t doing what’s required to make the subway system accessible. The agency says that at $470 million this year, the Access-A-Ride service is too expensive. For the full story, click here.

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