NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Disability advocates rallied Wednesday morning ahead of a court hearing on access to the subway system.
Dozens held signs and chanted for accessibility rights on the steps of the state courthouse.READ MORE: Vice President Kamala Harris Promotes Biden's Infrastructure Plan In The Bronx
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“Subway elevators will benefit everyone: Seniors, pregnant mothers, and people with luggage. Lack of transportation access is a violation of our rights,” said Monica Bartley of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York.MORE NEWS: National Pizza Month: More Chefs, Restaurants Pivoting To Pizza Due To The Pandemic
Two related cases which charge violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act are in the federal court system