Access Denied

Number 24502
Subject Transportation
State IL
Year 2009
Publication Date 05/12/2009
Summary When reviewing how well the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) was fulfilling the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it failed to fulfill in many cases. Many stations are designated as fully accessible, but in reality lack many of the general necessities. These include, “broken doors, turnstiles and elevators, and lacking automatic doors, which make it fully accessible”. Furthermore, the CTA declined to discuss these problems, but one employee did answer some questions, which lacked any substantial feedback.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 23
Keywords public transportation; violation; handicap; public transit system; wheelchair; commuters; disabled
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