December 2016

VetsFirst: Friends to Help with Your Benefits

By | December 1st, 2016|

Dealing with the VA and making sure you get the benefits and services you need can be tricky. Luckily you have a friend at VetsFirst.

November 2016

NYC Police Stations Sued Over Accessibility

By | November 21st, 2016|

More than half of New York City's 77 police stations are not accessible, according to an Oct. 17 federal lawsuit filed by the nonprofit organizations [...]

October 2016

Uber Sued by Access Living for Lack of Wheelchair Access

By | October 18th, 2016|

Saying it has run out of patience waiting for Uber to serve wheelchair users, Chicago-based Access Living filed a lawsuit against the ride-share giant on Oct. 13.

September 2016

What Happened to Van Parking Spaces?

By | September 1st, 2016|

Q. I am confused about what has happened to parking spaces for those of us who drive vans and must unload from side ramps or wheelchair lifts.

July 2016

Perfume in my Workplace

By | July 1st, 2016|

Q. I work for a company that made an accommodation for me and my wheelchair, which allows me to work on the first floor of our two-story building. Others in my department work upstairs, but our office building lacks an elevator. I now have a larger problem.

May 2016

Uber: Does the Transportation Revolution Include Us?

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are revolutionizing the way we get around, but are they leaving riders with disabilities at the curb?

United Spinal: Leading the Transportation Fight

By | May 2nd, 2016|

For more than 30 years United Spinal Association has led the fight for affordable, accessible transportation, and today this includes holding Uber accountable to provide rides to all wheelchair users.

April 2016

Landmark Settlement Grants Disabled Immigrants Translation Services on New York Public Transportation.

By | April 28th, 2016|

Senior Staff Attorney Reena Arora, talks strategy with Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld. Whether they say hola, bonjour or konnichiwa, disabled immigrants can now [...]

Clinton and Sanders Confirm Support of Disability Integration Act

By | April 20th, 2016|

Although they may disagree on various foreign policy issues and argue about the future of climate change, Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders [...]

United Spinal Association and New York City Reach Settlement on Curb Cuts

By | April 13th, 2016|

New Yorkers who use wheelchairs continue to have difficulty with curb cuts, as shown in this screen shot from a video in Affect Magazine‘s [...]

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