March 2016

Building a Life in Paradise

By | March 1st, 2016|

From remote Iceland to the island of Maui to a sailboat moored off Florida, wheelchair users live anywhere they want.

Beach Wheelchairs: More Available Than Ever

By | March 1st, 2016|

Hundreds of beaches throughout the U.S. have beach chairs available to rent or borrow. Michael Collins helps you plan a truly accessible vacation.

Puerto Rico: Creating Options for an Active Disability Community

By | March 1st, 2016|

Puerto Rico chapter; Spotlight

February 2016

Greyhound Settles with Department of Justice over ADA Violation Claims

By | February 19th, 2016|

Greyhound Bus Lines, the nation’s largest bus company, has agreed to pay over $375,000 in compensation and penalty fines to settle claims that it repeatedly [...]

United Spinal Member Sues for Safe and Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty

By | February 12th, 2016|

United Spinal Association member and employee David Heard, a wheelchair user, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Statue Cruises, LLC, for its failure to provide safe [...]

Lonely Planet Releases Accessible Travel Resources

By | February 2nd, 2016|

Travel website Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Online Resources is exactly the kind of tool that can help demystify travel.

Greater Philadelphia

By | February 1st, 2016|

Greater Philadelphia Chapter Debuts; Spotlight Philadelphia

January 2016

Access, Transportation and Progress: Everything is Not Awesome

By | January 8th, 2016|

If you took a look at my Facebook feed lately, you’d think that transportation is more accessible than ever.

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.

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