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The National Disability Leadership Alliance and other groups want the National Park Service to improve accessibility at the FDR Memorial.

Mark Hand, Patch Staff

Posted Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 2:17 pm ET|Updated Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 2:20 pm ET

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Advocacy groups want the National Park Service to complete accessibility upgrades in time for the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the FDR Memorial on May 2, 2022. The memorial is located adjacent to the southwest side of the Tidal Basin. (Shutterstock/Nigel Jarvis)

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Disability Leadership Alliance and other organizations are calling on the National Park Service to implement recommendations included in a recent report about accessibility at the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The groups want the NPS to complete the work in the recommendations at least in time for the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the FDR Memorial on May 2, 2022. The memorial is located adjacent to the southwest side of the Tidal Basin along the Cherry Tree Walk in West Potomac Park.

“Federal agencies have so far not met their federally mandated obligations for accessibility,” the National Disability Leadership Alliance and the other groups wrote [...]

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