Schumer pushes FTA to give disabled New Yorkers a lift

Elected officials and members of the 504 Democratic Club announced that the MTA subway system will soon be a great deal more accessible for disabled New Yorkers—when the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) finally approves it.

On Saturday morning, Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and the 504 Democratic Club—a disability civil rights organization—joined members of the disabled community on 14th Street and 6th Avenue where they celebrated a big, albeit a slow-moving win for inclusivity.

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