New York subway: new demand for accessibility after young mother's death

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Just a quarter of stations in the nation’s largest transit system are accessible, leaving wheelchair users and parents with small kids struggling

New Yorkers have stepped up their criticism of the lack of elevators in city subway stations after the death of a young mother shed new light on the inaccessibility of the nation’s largest transit system.

Only a quarter of subway stations – 118 out of 472 – are accessible, leaving people who use wheelchairs, parents with small kids, and others struggling to get around the city.

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