The Americans with Disabilities Act at 30: A cause for celebration during COVID-19?

Congress needs to make sure the HEROES Act includes adequate funding for people with disabilities.

Samuel Bagenstos, Professor of Law, University of Michigan • conversation
July 26, 2020 ~10 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  nebraska  us-congress  civil-rights  americans-with-disabilities-act-ada  people-with-disability

Self-driving taxis could be a setback for those with different needs – unless companies embrace accessible design now

In order to create an efficient future transportation system, autonomous vehicles need to accommodate people with different mobility needs.

John Lunsford, PhD Candidate in Media, Technology and Society, Cornell University • conversation
June 22, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  pollution  disability  braille  uber  autonomous-vehicles  transportation  safety  technology  self-driving-vehicles  wheelchairs  lyft  americans-with-disabilities-act-ada  waymo  transportation-safety

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