MTA agrees to make bulk of New York City subway stations accessible by 2055
The settlement follows years of legal battles.
Jun 23, 2:32 PM
New Times Square subway entrance includes an elevator — and the largest mosaic in the system
The new entrance features a 15-foot wide stairway and elevator with access to the shuttle to Grand Central Terminal.
May 17, 5:01 AM
MTA Honors Disability Rights Fighter Edith Prentiss With a Plaque
Edith Prentiss, who died in March, was known for clashing with the agency over its lack of accessible subway stations.
Jul 28, 2021 6:45 PM
MTA And NYC Want Private Developers To Install More Subway Elevators
Can a little extra space incentivize builders to make the subways more accessible?
Apr 2, 2021 6:39 PM
Elevators Coming To 14th Street Subway Stations At Sixth & Seventh Avenues, MTA Says
The L train line will now have elevator access at all Manhattan stations except Third Avenue.
Mar 27, 2021 5:15 PM
MTA Refuses To Disclose Legal Cost Of Fighting Accessibility Lawsuits
The MTA has denied a request from a disability rights group to disclose how much it is spending in taxpayer dollars to fight several lawsuits claiming it discriminates against its disabled customers.
Mar 17, 2021 5:05 PM
Lawsuit Against MTA Over Accessibility Attains Class-Action Status With More Than 500,000 Plaintiffs
The plaintiffs want the MTA to commit to making all 472 subway stations accessible.
Feb 25, 2021 10:23 AM
NYC Sanitation Department Still Catching Up After ‘Historic’ Month of Snow
The department says residents can help out the city’s snow clearing effort by calling 311 if they see a problem area.
Feb 22, 2021 5:44 PM
MTA’s New Chief Accessibility Officer Doesn’t Think All Subway Stations Need Elevators
Becoming more accessible may require alternate routes, says Quemuel Arroyo.
Feb 7, 2021 1:29 PM
NYC Transit Accessibility Is Abysmal — Here’s How Other Cities Do It Better
Three ways that other cities across the world make their transit systems more accessible.
Mar 6, 2020 11:43 AM
Infographic: How Much Of The NYC Subway Is Accessible?
With most subway lines less than 50% accessible and Manhattan-centric, the MTA has a long way to go.
Mar 5, 2020 10:07 AM
How A Blind Commuter Navigates The Streets And Subways Of NYC
At an intersection along our walk to the subway, Velazquez explained the technique for crossing streets: first, listen to the cars.
Mar 4, 2020 11:27 AM
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