Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Disability

Disability rights advocates at the bus stop. Photo: Disability Mobility Initiative

BIPOC and Disability Advocates Zero In on Highway Spending

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Reprinted with permission from “The Urbanist.” On March 9, advocacy organizations Front and Centered and Disability Rights Washington held the first of a series of press conferences calling for Washington State legislators to halt spending on new highways. Instead, the coalition urges lawmakers to prioritize investments in building missing sidewalks and creating reliable transit and paratransit systems to serve all […]
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How to Bike With Disabilities and Discrimination

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When it comes to getting out and enjoying life on two wheels, some of the most intimidating barriers we must confront have less to do with hulking SUVs more to do with what types of bodies our entire culture is built to suit — and in a new online speaker series, 13 riders shared the personal stories that shape the way they ride.