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Accessible for-hire rules under attack

April 13, 2018 — The Taxi and Limousine’s rules to require for-hire-vehicle companies like Uber and Carmel to provide accessible service, passed in December, are under attack in the courts. Last Friday, Uber, Lyft and Via filed a lawsuit in federal court against the suit, covered here in Politico NY. (Click on “read more” to… read more →

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BCID joins other ILCs in Albany news conference for more disability funding

Here’s coverage of Monday’s news conference outside the New York State Assembly chambers.¬†BCID joined independent living centers from around the state at the news conference, which called for more ILC funding and other disability priorities. Along with ILC members, Assembly Member James Skoufis, who energetically leads the Task Force on People with Disabilities, brought several… read more →

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Enable Brooklyn: Opening Doors goes local!

Opening Doors for people with disabilities and increasing local business¬† We are asking your business to invite us in to identify how disability-friendly your establishment is. We would like to help you increase your customer base and help people with disabilities access your services. We will provide you with suggestions and information about being disability… read more →

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