Transportation

 
 
Press Releases & Statements

Infrastructure Bill Includes Accessibility Wins; Access Living Amtrak Advocacy Plays Role

11.17.21

Chicago - November 17, 2021 - A new $1.75 billion federal grant program to improve the accessibility of legacy passenger...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Access Living Issues Public Comment: “Increased law enforcement is not a cure-all.”

09.16.21

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, Access Living Transportation Policy Analyst Laura Saltzman, spoke on behalf of the Transportation Equity Network...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Federal ASAP Act of 2021: Funding Accessibility in Public Transportation

05.20.21

Access Living friends and allies: This week, we're excited to share that a new bill about improving public transportation accessibility...

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Press Releases & Statements

Senators Duckworth, Brown, and Casey Introduce Legislation to Make Public Transit More Accessible

05.18.21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021 [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Senate Committee on...

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Advocacy Updates

Updates from Access Living: New Vaccine Guidelines for Youth, Transportation, and Vaccine Survey for Disability Community

05.12.21

Today we have new vaccine information we want to share with you, including: On May 11, the FDA authorized the...

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In The News

Access Living Joins 23 Organizations in Push for Investment in Public Transportation

04.22.21

Access Living has joined 23 other area organizations to deliver a letter to the Illinois Congressional delegation to push for...

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Action Alerts

Updates from Access living: Cold Weather, Vaccine Updates, Federal Covid-19 Relief, Masks on Public Transportation, Amtrak Settlement

02.04.21

We have a lot of important updates for you today. Bitter Cold in Cook County - Dangerously Low Temperatures Expected:...

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Action Alerts

Access Living Vaccine Town Hall, Immigration Victory, Police Use of Force Webinar, Transition Advocacy, and Chicago Taxi Access!

01.29.21

Today we have a roundup of key updates on different topics…the Covid-19 vaccine, immigration issues, education access, transportation. It has...

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In The News

#AmtrakAccessNow

01.21.20

Last Friday, veteran disability reporter Joe Shapiro of NPR broke the national story that Amtrak sent Access Living an email...

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In The News

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01.20.20

Today, as we consider the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and begin the 30th anniversary year...

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