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Venice Beach Pedestrian and Bike Path

What Is Micromobility?

Micromobility is an umbrella term encompassing a variety of small, generally low-speed vehicles and conveyances that can be electric or human-powered and privately owned or part of shared fleets.

October 29, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

MTA Riders Using Wheelchairs Face Problems Even on Wheelchair Accessible Buses

It's not enough for buses to be equipped with lifts or unfolding ramps, bus drivers need to know how to operate the ramps and they need to work. Often they don't.

July 6, 2018 - City Limits

Wheelchair Accessible

New York's Public Transit Still Failing to Provide Access By Wheelchair

The New York Times provides interactive and first-person accounts of the city's failure to provide public transportation to people with disabilities.

March 30, 2017 - The New York Times

Curb Ramps to Nowhere

A number of curb ramps in Jackson, Miss., are built to meet federal regulations but are completely unusable by wheelchairs. [VIDEO]

September 21, 2009 - WLBT-TV

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