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Cars drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane (R), also called the diamond or commuter lane. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

City Councilman Calls On Congress To Let Disabled Vets Use HOV Lanes

City Councilman Vincent Gentile said he believes allowing disabled veterans access to HOV lanes is a nice way for New York City to show its appreciation to those who have sacrificed for the country.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sources: Cuomo To Unveil Plan To Help Businesses Owned By Disabled Veterans

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to announce a plan to help boost businesses owned by disabled military veterans.


Delta Airlines Wheelchairs (credit: CBS 2)

Disability Advocates Speak Out Against Airport Wheelchair Abusers

It’s hard to pin down an official number for how many of the requests for wheelchairs are bogus, but one expert estimates it at 15 percent nationwide.


Members of the FDNY showed disabled veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan what fighting fires is all about before the Tunnels to Towers Run on Saturday, September 25, 2010. The run is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 26.

NYC Firefighters Help Disabled Vets Prep For Tunnel To Towers

It’s become an annual event, as New York City firefighters spent their Saturday with disabled veterans, helping them prepare for the Tunnel to Towers Run.