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Press Releases
Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Calise Host Reception in Honor of 23rd Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act - August 5, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg Appoints Victor Calise As Commissioner of the Mayor's Office for People With Disabilities - May 29, 2012

Commissioner Sapolin Receives Corporate Achiever Award For Individuals With Disabilities - 05/21/10

Mayor's Office for People With Disabilities and the New York Yankees Celebrate Disability Awareness Night by Honoring the New York Therapeutic Riding Center - 08/04/10

Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Sapolin Host Reception in Honor of 20th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act - 08/10/10

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Hosts (in PDF) - 09/15/10

NYC & Company and Sports Commission Launch New Online Resource Guide for People with Disabilities - 12/03/09

Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Sapolin Host Reception in Honor of 18th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act - 8/12/08

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Four Bills Promoting The Use of Clean-Air, Accessible Taxicabs And For-Hire Vechicles - 12/18/2006

Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception Honoring 15th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act - 8/16/2005

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Providing Rent Increase Exemption for Persons With Disabilities - 8/09/2005
Download the application from the DOF Web site (in PDF)

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Making Ferries Accessible to All New Yorkers - 7/20/2005

Mayor Bloomberg and Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Announce $795,000 Project to Renovate Bedford Stuyvesant's Restoration Plaza - 12/15/2004
Watch the video in 56k or 300k

Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception in Honor of the Sixth Annual National Disability Mentoring Day - 10/20/2004

Commissioner Podziba and Commissioner Sapolin Announce Tandem Bike Program For People With Disabilities - 04/29/2004

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Providing Property Tax Exemptions for the Disabled - 12/22/2003
Watch the bill signing in 300k

Mayor Bloomberg Presents New York City Marathon Winners with Keys to the City - 11/03/2003
Watch the press conference in 56k or 300k

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Launching TLC Base Station for Livery Cabs That Can Accommodate Wheelchairs and Motorized Scooters - 10/01/2003

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Four Million Dollar Government Contract Awarded to Bronx Small Business - 07/24/2003
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Mayor Bloomberg Recognizes Disabilities Awareness Month - 04/14/2003
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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel I. Klein Announce Reforms of Instruction and Services for All Special Education Students in New York City - 04/03/2003

New York City Law Department Announces Agreement to Complete Installation of Pedestrian Ramps Throughout the City (in PDF) - 09/11/2002

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Appoints Matthew P. Sapolin as Executive Director of The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities - 10/15/2002

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Other News
Listen to Commissioner Calise describe Cityhall for New York Beyond Sight

Disability Mentoring Day 2010
See DMD Highlights 2010
Read the testimonials

Mayor Bloomberg, MTA Chairman and CEO Jay Walder and Council Speaker Quinn Announce Pilot to Use Yellow Cabs in Access-a-Ride Program to Lower Costs and Increase Customer Convenience
Read the press release (En español)
Watch the video in low or high bandwidth
View the photos

Inclusive Design Guidelines, New York City

Access-A-Ride Conditional Eligibility Categories Revised
Download the new regulations (in PDF)

Commissioner Sapolin Receives Corporate Achiever Award For Individuals With Disabilities - 5/21/2010

NYC & Company and Sports Commission Launch New Online Resource Guide for People with Disabilities - 12/3/2009

Making Things Better - Yankees celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act - 08/16/2006

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Official Accessibility Guide (in PDF)

Exercise Your Ability (in PDF)

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