Gothamist: Disabled New Yorkers Speak Out Against MTA “You Do You” Mask Approach

September 15, 2022

Coronavirus, Disability Justice, MTA, News

A man wearing a mask looks at his phone while riding the subway.


Eman Rimawi-Doster, Access-A-Ride Campaign coordinator and organizer with NYLPI, was quoted in Gothamist on how Governor Kathy Hochul’s “You Do You” approach to masks on MTA endangers disabled riders.

“Wearing a mask hurts no one. And I’m going to keep doing it because I care about my neighbors and also myself. I wish our government showed the same care.”

Read the full piece on Gothamist.

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