January 2014

So Wheelchair Truthers are a Thing Now

By | January 31st, 2014|

My colleague Bob Vogel sent me a disturbing article about how some opponents to Texas attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott are questioning whether [...]

Help Improve Airline Access with 15 Simple Questions

By | January 29th, 2014|

We’ve seen the stories about wheelchair users being mistreated by TSA agents or forced to crawl across the tarmac. Is this typical, or are these [...]

7 Very Screwy Curb Cuts That Won’t Help at All

By | January 18th, 2014|

The concept of a curb cut is elegant in its simplicity — it's just a small ramp inserted at street corners or other logical places [...]

Artist Chuck Close Wheelchair Bound? Cut Him Loose!

By | January 14th, 2014|

New York Times’ Linda Yablonsky recently wrote this about the artist Chuck Close: “Close, who is 73, has been bound to a motorized wheelchair since [...]

New Mobility is Now on Pinterest

By | January 2nd, 2014|

New Mobility is now on Pinterest. Right now we have four boards:

December 2013

“Disabled” Mannequins Challenge Concept of Beauty

By | December 5th, 2013|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8umFV69fNg Have you seen this video yet? It’s part of the “Because Who is Perfect? Get Closer.” campaign by Pro Infirmis in honor of the [...]

Behind the Scenes: My Story About Chairskating (WCMX)

By | December 4th, 2013|

I just want to gush about a story I’m working on about chairskating, aka WCMX. You know Aaron Fotheringham, the guy who backflips, frontflips and [...]

November 2013

Effortless City: Mapping Accessible Sidewalks and More

By | November 26th, 2013|

What would it take to effortlessly navigate a major city you’ve never visited, to confidently cruise down the most accessible sidewalks and patronize welcoming, accessible [...]

Congratulations NYC Advocates for Winning Emergency Planning Lawsuit!

By | November 7th, 2013|

I can remember so clearly the day Hurricane Irene hit where I live in Central Pennsylvania. It was the year of very bad storms that [...]

October 2013

Wheelchair Users in Pop Culture

By | October 29th, 2013|

The creative folks over at RollX vans have outdone themselves — they marked the cancellation of Ironside by putting together a tribute to wheelchair users [...]

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