PCAC Urges NYC Planning Commission to Approve Zoning For Accessibility (ZFA) Proposal


While progress is encouraging, there is still so much work that must be completed considering that just 28 percent of the 493 subway stations – including SIR – are accessible; 2/3 of LIRR city stations are accessible; and just half of Metro-North city stations accessible. Therefore, the City Planning Commission and City Council should approve the Zoning For Accessibility proposal to support increasing accessible stations within the City for tens of thousands of riders who simply need more options for full participation – whether they be in wheelchairs or on crutches, parents with children, passengers with luggage, or seniors trying to get across town.

Read Full Testimony Here: PCAC Testimony Zoning For Accessibility 6.17.2021