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MTA To Be Sued For Violating Disabilities Act

The South Brooklyn Legal Center is planning a lawsuit against the MTA, claiming their bus and Access-a-Ride cuts are a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act and that the subway is not a viable alternative. Attorney Koert Wehberg told NY1, “A person in a wheelchair can get on any bus. Whereas, even when you can look at the MTA’s list of what they call key stations, the stations that are supposed to be accessible under the ADA, they might say they are accessible. But if the elevator is out of order, it might as well not be accessible.” And if the elevator gets stuck, well, you’re SOL.

via MTA To Be Sued For Violating Disabilities Act – Gothamist.

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