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Text or Email Your Transportation Request

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Tired of being on hold waiting in the queue for a representative…

Bus Travel Training at ICS Brooklyn

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Does the idea of using a public bus make you nervous because…

Three ICS Icons Inducted in Disability Rights Hall of Fame

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The NYS Independent Living Council (NYSILC) has inducted three giants of ICS and disability rights history among the first honorees of the newly created New York State Disability Rights Hall of Fame.

Member Profile: Bernard Linder

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ICS member Bernard Linder of Sheepshead Bay was born in 1918,…

When Disaster Strikes: ICS Plans for Emergencies

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Before the devastating appearance of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey…
ICS Member Civics League

Civics League for Disability Rights

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New group offers ICS members and friends a forum for discussion and action.

Care that is Reponsive

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At the end of last year, ICS identified the call center as a place for potential improvement. After much research and discussion the call center is ready to roll out those improvements.

Meet DOT's Quemuel Arroyo

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Quemuel Arroyo is the first person at New York City’s Department of Transportation (DOT) to hold the title of Policy Analyst for Accessibility and ADA Coordinator, and he already has major plans for the city!
Accessible Train

Next Stop: Accessibility

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With a recent report released by the U.S. Access Board with recommendations on making the nation’s trains accessible, it’s a good time to revisit what’s improved and what has not for people with disabilities who want to travel.

Making Accessibility Stick: Assessing the ADA at 24

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act was first debated, opponents warned that it would open a whole new avenue to lawsuits, ultimately benefiting lawyers more than people with disabilities. Small businesses, opponents argued, were especially vulnerable.