CPS Clerk Who Uses Wheelchair Fighting To Keep Job, Says She's Being Forced Out Due To Lack Of AccessibilityParents and teachers gathered at a Southwest Side school Tuesday morning to demand Chicago Public Schools find the funding to keep longtime clerk Judy Mahoney, who uses a wheelchair.
Shedd Aquarium Expanding Sensory-Friendly Accessibility OfferingsChicago's Shedd Aquarium is expanding their accessibility offerings designed to assist guests with autism or sensory processing disorder.
Lawsuit: Chicago Homeless Shelters Lack AccessibilityThe lawsuit is seeking to have the shelter program and its partner organizations improve accessibility for those with disabilities.
Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Ensures ADA Accessibility For Polling Sites By 2018The United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday a settlement with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to ensure accessibility of polling sites to persons with disabilities.
Lawmaker Outlines Ideas For New Ridesharing RulesA Democratic state lawmaker says background checks for drivers and wheelchair accessibility for passengers are among the provisions he wants included in new legislation calling for regulations of the ridesharing industry.
Emanuel Seeking To Make City Government More Open, AccessibleMayor Rahm Emanuel sought to bolster his credentials as a reformer Wednesday, in an online interview with the head of a leading good government group.