Uber could provide a great benefit to people with mobility disabilities, if it provided equal and non-discriminatory service. Instead, Uber, a company valued at over $50 billion, has chosen to neglect people with disabilities who use wheelchairs and to provide them with inferior service in direct violation of the law.
A woman who called a Lyft after a night out in River North was bound, raped and held captive by her driver for two hours, prosecutors said.
When Preeti Singh boarded an Uber cab on Tuesday, she didn’t know she’d be spending the ride feeling utterly humiliated and insulted.
Uber’s whole value proposition is that it’s cheaper, quicker and easier. But this week the ride-sharing service was accused of being not so easy for people who are disabled.
NYETA (New Yorkers for Equal Transportation Access) held a protest outside of NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's office to oppose the Speaker's decision to block bills regarding accessibility for the disabled.