Connecting New Yorkers One
Subway Station at a Time
By John Culkin
July 26 will mark 33 years since then-President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in 1990.
At the time, the President remarked that the bill would "ensure that people with disabilities are given the basic guarantees for which they have worked so long and so hard: independence, freedom of choice, control of their lives, the opportunity to blend fully and equally into the rich mosaic of the American mainstream."
Today, our country is home to more than 61 million people with disabilities, on top of countless individuals of all ages with mobility issues, perhaps with the assistance of scooters, wheelchairs, walkers or other devices...
Read more of our own John Culkin's bylined article on the importance of mass transit upgrades to meet ADA compliance has been published by Mass Transit Magazine.