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 [...]

September 2015

Cedar Rapids to Install, Repair or Replace Curb Cuts

By | September 22nd, 2015|

Wheelchair users in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will have an easier time getting around now that the city and U.S. Department of Justice reached a $15 [...]

August 2015

Bronx Medical Center Sued Under ADA

By | August 11th, 2015|

A Bronx medical center is facing legal troubles after a federal lawsuit was filed against it on July 29 over complaints that it fails to [...]

President Lauds Americans with Disabilities Act at July 20 Event

By | August 4th, 2015|

Photo by White House photographer Pete Souza President Obama invited hundreds of advocates from around the nation to the White House on July [...]

May 2015

California Shuts Down Leap Transit

By | May 22nd, 2015|

Luxury bus company Leap removed access features to make room for leather armchairs and bar seats. San Francisco’s luxury bus company Leap Transit [...]

December 2014

Sen. Harkin, Dedicated Disability Advocate, Retires

By | December 16th, 2014|

After a distinguished 40-year career in the United States Congress, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin bid farewell to family, friends and colleagues on Dec. 12 in [...]

November 2014

Los Angeles Jails About to Become More Accessible

By | November 26th, 2014|

Los Angeles County inmates with mobility impairments will see much greater access to jail facilities now that there’s a settlement of a six-year old class [...]

August 2014

Texas Disability Groups Sue Rideshare Companies

By | August 7th, 2014|

The Texas Civil Rights Project and Texas ADAPT are suing the rideshare companies Uber and Lyft to get them to provide wheelchair accessibility. The suits [...]

January 2014

The Night I Was Called a Fire Hazard

By | January 21st, 2014|

Way on the other side of the world, a group of 11 friends made reservations and paid for a table at a posh Mumbai nightclub. [...]

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