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Letitia James Argues City Needs to Step Up Sidewalk Access for the Disabled

Feb 28, 2017 - New York Observer

Public Advocate Letitia James filed a legal brief today claiming that the city has failed to sustain pedestrian pathways and provide access to city sidewalks for New Yorkers with disabilities.

In the brief, James contends that a previous settlement to deal with the bad conditions of "curb cuts"-a dip in a sidewalk and curb that allows pedestrians to step up onto the sidewalk-across the city has been overall unsuccessful. Her brief calls for a court-appointed special master to turn down...