A Simple Map Shows Just How Shitty the NYC Subway System Is For People Using Wheelchairs

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

9/24/15 7:30PM

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It’s hard enough for most of us to get to work on time using the subway—but imagine if you only had access to 25 percent of stations. That’s the reality for wheelchair users in New York, for whom getting around the city is sometimes a near-impossible task. [CORRECTION]

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