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July 2018




Agreement Reached On Subway Access

Michael Schweinsburg, president of the 504 Democratic Club recently announced that a settlement was reached in a lawsuit brought against the MTA, Department of Transportation (DOT) and the federal government.

The suit was brought by Schweinsburg and the 504 Democratic Club along with Disabled in Action and other advocates for lack of compliance with transportation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Attorney Arthur Schwartz of Advocates for Justice and Council member Carlina Rivera (D-Dist. 2) attended a press conference, as well as Assemb. Harvey Epstein (D-Dist. 74) that announced the settlement which will see four new elevators at 6th Ave. and 14th St. that will serve the L and F train platforms. This marks the second victory this year following

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