From City of Tomorrow to Neighborhood of I Don't Care

Roosevelt Island says, "ADA, go to hell!"

Updated 4 weeks ago
RIOC contractor responds to two weeks of complaints by blocking the entire sidewalk, forcing everyone to walk or ride in Main Street traffic.
RIOC contractor responds to two weeks of complaints by blocking the entire sidewalk, forcing everyone to walk or ride in Main Street traffic.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

ADA, go to hell! Thats the message, loud and clear, from Roosevelt Island. Once the “City of Tomorrow,” it’s now the “Village of We Don’t Care” for the disabled and frail.

Roosevelt Island used to be an accessibility haven for the disabled and frail, a place where all were welcome, but like other City of Tomorrow ideals, it's gone now.

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