Twenty-eight states have passed laws penalizing people for misrepresenting their pets as service dogs, with two more considering legislation this spring.
Websites for the board of elections and DMV must be accessible by the end of the year under the terms of a lawsuit settlement.
Widespread digital access and comprehensive infrastructure inventories will be the keys to regional success, according to Brookings policy experts.
The death of a young mother who fell in a New York City subway station has drawn scrutiny to the inaccessibility of public-transit systems.
Not everybody has found employment even as the U.S. economy as a whole added jobs.
A recent survey shows the “great need” to serve those who can’t drive or will no longer be able to.
Parents of students who are “harder to educate” may have a hard time getting schools to reply to their emails about how to apply.
A new breed of accessibility apps can make life easier for people with disabilities. They can also make it harder.
New research from the University of Minnesota ranks major metro areas on job accessibility by car and the effects of congestion.
Mayor Joe Hogsett welcomed the increased connectivity for residents, but just where it will occur hasn’t been made public.
Digital redlining denies as many city residents access to the internet as it does rural Americans in some states, an advocacy group says.
But a new report says there’s still a ways to go investing in the right technology, infrastructure and policies.
Laws in 39 states and Washington, D.C., allow judges to strip voting rights from people with mental disorders ranging from schizophrenia to Down syndrome who are deemed “incapacitated” or “incompetent.”
Santa Cruz County has taken steps to improve internet accessibility in its rural parts but wants local government to have more of a say in federal and state broadband policy discussions.
In many jurisdictions, cops’ noncompliance with the law has led to strain and miscommunication with the deaf community.
“Transportation agencies know surprisingly little about the people and places that they serve…” said MassDOT’s secretary at a Brookings Institution event in Washington, D.C.
EveryoneOn has already brought affordable, reliable internet to 405,000 homes in 48 states, and the nonprofit is about to embark on a nine-month effort to expand its work.
Landlords of multi-unit dwellings who attempt to offer only one internet service provider to residents will have to open their doors to resident-requested alternatives, if first-of-its-kind legislation passes.
Are inaccessible features on government websites making it harder for people with disabilities to vote?
The sidewalk extensions trade parking for public spaces promoting walking, biking, community and economic development.
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