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