NYC Says Subway Development Plan Moots Disability Suit

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 1:24 PM EDT) -- New York City asked a federal court on Wednesday to toss a proposed class action alleging less than 25% of the subway system is accessible to those with disabilities, arguing plans are already underway to make stations more accommodating.

The city asked the court to toss the complaint, which also names the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the New York City Transit Authority, on the grounds that the transit administrations have already devised a plan to make more than 130 stations accessible by 2034. In addition to the development plan, the city said the suit should be dismissed because it has no...

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New York Southern

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Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other


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May 15, 2019

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