🖤 Donations of all sizes power our public service journalism Give Now

Disability rights advocates sue Uber over inaccessibility

Reema Khrais Jul 20, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Disability rights advocates sue Uber over inaccessibility

Reema Khrais Jul 20, 2017
HTML EMBED:
COPY

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. The group Disability Rights Advocates, filed a class-action lawsuit against Uber. The suit argues the company discriminates against New York City riders with disabilities because it doesn’t offer enough wheel-chair accessible vehicles. 

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.