New York City's comprehensive plan to improve quality of life for New Yorkers with disabilities in the areas of: transportation, employment, financial empowerment, housing, health, access (to City services) and education.
This is the third report on the state of digital accessibility for the City of New York. The report is required by Local Law 26 of 2016. It covers NYC’s efforts to make it’s websites and digital products more accessible to New Yorkers with Disabilities.
In this report, the highlights are adoption of WCAG 2.1 Level AA standards, updated overall testing and measuring techniques for WCAG compliance and a goal to create an online portal where all NYC website audits will live. Further highlights include:
A sample of websites were also audited for WCAG 2.1 Level AA compliance. Download the report in accessible PDF or Word formats as well as it’s five accompanying appendices using the links below.
The second report on the state of digital accessibility for the City of New York. It covers accessibility enhancements to websites, mobile apps, maps, videos and other digital content over the past two years. A sample of websites were also audited for WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliance. Download the report in accessible PDF or Word formats below. Please note, the report is accompanied by three spreadsheets which can also be downloaded below.
Mandated by Local Law 26 of 2016, this report analyzes the state of accessibility of websites managed by, or on behalf of, the City of New York. The analysis is based on the City of New York Accessibility Scoring Methodology which is derived from WCAG 2.0 Level AA standards.