February 2016

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.

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.

Virginia Launches Chapter to Fill Void for SCI/D Community

By | January 1st, 2016|

Chapter Check-In; Spotlight: Richmond, VA

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 [...]

Jay Ruckelshaus Named as Rhodes Scholar

By | December 9th, 2015|

The Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and among the most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world, and Jay Ruckelshaus, a senior at Duke University [...]

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, [...]

Wintertime Fun Sport Options

By | December 1st, 2015|

Winter is here and Mother Nature is covering colder climes in her annual blanket of snow. With the right adaptive equipment mounted on skis, her [...]

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