Represent NYC: Subway Accessibility
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requires public spaces to be accessible to people with disabilities. However, 75% of subway stations in New York City are considered inaccessible. On this episode of Represent NYC, we are joined by host Julie Walker and guests Karines Reyes for Assembly, Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, Ben Kallos, Sarah Kaufman of Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management at NYU Wagner, and Andrew Albert of PCAC- Permanent Citizens Advisory Committee to the MTA and to learn more about the issue of subway accessibility while highlighting some potential solutions in the process.
Aired Sunday, November 24th at 7pm and repeats Wednesday November 27th at 9pm on MNN 1, MNN HD, and stream at mnn.org.
"Represent NYC" is a weekly program produced by Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) that gives local elected officials and candidates the chance to update voters about the issues shaping the future of the city, and how they'll deliver on campaign promises. The show features a rotating cast of...