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New York News: District Court Rules That MTA’s Renovation Of Subway Station Triggered MTA’s Obligation Under Americans With Disabilities Act To Install Elevators Unless Technically Infeasible

New York News: District Court Rules That MTA’s Renovation Of Subway Station Triggered MTA’s Obligation Under Americans With Disabilities Act To Install Elevators Unless Technically Infeasible

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that partial summary judgment has been granted in favor of plaintiffs and the Government in a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by private plaintiffs (Bronx Independent Living Services et al. v. MTA) in which the United States intervened. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos ruled that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (the “MTA”) replacement of the stairways at the Middletown Road subway station in the Bronx affected the station’s usability, thus triggering the MTA’s obligation under the ADA to install elevators, without regard to cost, unless it is technically infeasible to do so.

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