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New York MTA Will Spend $600 Million on Disabled Access Improvements

New York's Transit system has long lacked facilities to allow wheelchair users access to many of their stations.
May 3, 2018, 5am PDT | Casey Brazeal | @northandclark
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has added $600 million to its capital plan to pay for accessibility improvements. "The step 'significantly increases the agency's investment' in Americans With Disabilities Act accessibility projects, including $300 million for critical station improvements, $200 million for enhancements such as elevators and $100 million for redesigned platforms and similar work," Bloomberg News reports. The agency has yet to identify which stations will get the improvements.

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Published on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Crain's New York Business
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