Nearly 500 city cabs violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

| Thursday, December 5th, 2013 | Comments Off on Nearly 500 city cabs violate the Americans with Disabilities Act, says Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Nearly 500 of the city’s yellow cabs violate the Americans with Disabilities Act because they’re not wheelchair accessible, the state attorney general has concluded.

By any common-sense measure, Toyota Siennas and Ford Transit Connects are vans and must be able to carry wheelchair users under the federal ADA, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said in a letter last week .

Original post here: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/500-city-cabs-violate-federal-law-ag-article-1.1522696

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