Posts Tagged ‘mta’

Public transit in Midtown West often a ‘nightmare’ for the disabled

Public transit in Midtown West often a 'nightmare' for the disabled
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Just under half of the subway stations in Midtown West are accessible, which often makes commuting miserable for workers and residents who cannot use stairs.


27 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act passes, advocates push MTA for change

27 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act passes, advocates push MTA for change
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New York City disability advocate organizations speak up about MTA’s lack of accessibility.


Elevator upgrades at 57th Street station entrance moved to 55th Street

Elevator upgrades at 57th Street station entrance moved to 55th Street
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The MTA’s long-awaited plans to install elevators at 57th Street station have begun, to the relief of wheelchair-bound passengers.


Activist seeks improvements on M11 bus, one signature at a time

Activist seeks improvements on M11 bus, one signature at a time
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Ruth Shapiro, 86, is circulating a petition in the latest attempt to spur the Metropolitan Transit Authority into action over slow M11 bus service.


Gap Nabs First-Ever MetroCard Ad Spot

Gap Nabs First-Ever MetroCard Ad Spot
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The Metropolitan Transit Authority rolled out the first batch of MetroCards with front-facing advertisements for Gap in conjunction with the grand opening of their newly renovated flagship store on West 34th Street and Broadway.