Streetsblog NYC: Christopher Schuyler Interviewed Regarding Congestion Pricing Benefits at Brooklyn Rally

February 23, 2024

Access-A-Ride, Access-a-Ride Reform Group, Climate and Energy Justice, Congestion Pricing, Disability Justice, Health Justice, MTA, News

A photo of New York City traffic, viewed from the bumper of many taxis and cars waiting at an intersection


Streetsblog NYC reports that “only a little over a quarter of the city’s 472 subway stations currently have full accessibility” and yet, these critical MTA upgrades are not full steam ahead just yet.

NYLPI’s Christopher Schuyler, senior staff attorney, Disability Justice, recently emceed and spoke at a rally in Brooklyn about the benefits of congestion pricing.

“The traffic easing that will come of congestion pricing means that people who rely on paratransit and wheelchair-accessible vehicles will actually be able to get where they need to go. Of all people affected by congestion pricing, people with disabilities are most affected and it’s most important for congestion pricing to pass.” – Senior Staff Attorney Christopher Schuyler, Disability Justice, NYLPI

Read more via Streetsblog NYC.

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