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NY City Council Releases Transportation Recommendations

ABLE NEWS NY City Council Releases Transportation Recommendations Feb 08 NY City Council Releases Transportation Recommendations Investigations Committee Chair Eric Gioia, Transportation Committee Chair John C. Liu, council members and disability advocates recently released the findin
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Traveling with a Hearing Loss

ABLE NEWS May 08  Traveling with a Hearing Loss was Topic of Meeting Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)-Manhattan Chapter recently held a travel program at their monthly meeting at League for the Hard of Hearing at 50 Broadway, Manhattan.The program, “Traveling with a Hearing
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Are you ABLE to travel?

Action online Magazine of the United Spinal Association Thursday, March 13th, 2008 Are you ABLE to Travel? Research is key to traveling with a disability. By Rob Ingraham Despite the explosive growth in travel options, traveling with a disability can still be a complicated and frustra
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Paratransit: Love It or Leave It?

Action onlineMagazine of the United Spinal Association Paratransit: Love It or Leave It? Wednesday, July 25th, 2007 For those who can’t use accessible mass transportation systems, the ADA requires localities to make available paratransit services. How have they been performing since t
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Secrets of an Accidental Traveler

Action online Magazine of the United Spinal Association Secrets of an Accidental Traveler Monday, January 29th, 2007 A travel agent with paraplegia, Kelly Giannattasio shares some traveling tips she’s picked up from personal experience. By Tiffiny Carlson Kelly Giannattasio, 33, of Fo
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Accessible Destinations

Action onlineMagazine of the United Spinal Association  Accessible Destinations Monday, May 1st, 2006 People with disabilities are traveling more than ever before in quest of fun, adventure, business—and accessibility. By Tom Scott Did you know that American adults with disabilities s
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Guidance for Group Travelers with Disabilities

Action onlineMagazine of the United Spinal Association Guidance for Group Travelers with Disabilities Monday, May 1st, 2006 If you’re traveling with group of wheelchair users, you and/or your travel agent will need to plan ahead. By Kleo King The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) requires
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Accessible Transportation in New York City: Getting Better all the Time

Action onlineMagazine of the United Spinal Association Accessible Transportation in New York City: Getting Better all the Time Thursday, August 26th, 2004 On June 7 and 8, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) hosted a Regional Dialogue on accessible transportation in New York City
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New York City: If You Can Make it Here, You Can Make it Anywhere

by Tiffiny Carlson I was fully prepared to take on New York City. I had my cash, my purse on my lap (not hanging on the back of my chair like usual for fear of pick-pocketers), my tourist-guide, and I even watched dozens of Mad About You and Seinfeld episodes. I was mistaken. TV’s rom
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Tips for Accessible Travel by Plane

By Kim Donahue DisaboomAir travel is becoming more accessible as the airline industry is becoming more aware of the viable market people with disabilities represent. We as consumers with disabilities can make the most of every opportunity to educate the businesses that provide us with
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