January 2016

Chicago Sets Goal to Make its Rail System 100 Percent Accessible

By | January 8th, 2016|

On Jan. 7, Chicago Transit Authority announced an ambitious new initiative to make 100 percent of its rail system accessible within 20 years.

Single-Aisle Airplanes May Soon Have Accessible Bathrooms

By | January 8th, 2016|

Accessible bathrooms may soon become a fixture on newer single-aisle airplanes as the U.S. Department of Transportation announced in early December that it is considering changes to the Air Carrier Access Act.

Timmons Tapped as Red Cross Disability Integration Coordinator

By | January 6th, 2016|

The Red Cross announced on Dec. 16 that Paul Timmons will serve as disability integration coordinator for the national provider of emergency assistance and disaster relief.

Mexico’s Yucatan: Discovering an Ancient World in Modern Times

By | January 1st, 2016|

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula has great beaches and a rich history.

December 2015

Wheelchair-using Pedestrians More Likely to be Struck

By | December 10th, 2015|

Traveling on the road in your wheelchair may be even more dangerous than you think. Wheelchair-using pedestrians are over a third more likely to be [...]

Wheelchair Users Push Back Against Red Rocks Ticket Resellers

By | December 2nd, 2015|

Colorado advocates are pushing back against ticket reselling websites like StubHub and SeatGeek that they say are snapping up accessible seats at the Red Rocks [...]

Over 500 Amtrak Stations Still Inaccessible

By | December 2nd, 2015|

The Americans with Disabilities Act, passed 25 years ago, gave Amtrak 20 years to make its stations accessible. Now it’s five years past that deadline, [...]

Accessible Yoga: Sharing Serenity

By | December 1st, 2015|

Shakti Bell enjoys her warrior pose in the perfect setting. It seems like there is a new yoga style invented almost every month, [...]

Buying a First Home

By | December 1st, 2015|

There are few things more terrifying and exciting to a person with a disability than being a first-time home buyer. Many options exist, from building [...]

November 2015

20 States on Wheels: New Accessible U.S. Travel Guide

By | November 27th, 2015|

If you’re already planning that big road trip for next summer, or simply trying to decide where to take your next trip in the U.S., [...]

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