Details on the Disabilities Network

Accessible Taxi & Livery Forums

In November and December 2008, the Disabilities Network of New York City is holding free public Forums on Accessible Taxis & Liveries in every borough.  City University of New York and Long Island University are generously hosting the Forums on their campuses.

All Forums are wheelchair accessible.  ASL and CART provided at all locations.

Forums have taken place in Staten Island on November 19 and in Queens on November 25. Remaining dates, locations and directions are below.  All Forums take place from 6:30-8pm.

Tuesday, December 2 – Brooklyn
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
1 University Plaza at the Spike Lee Screening Room

Directions: In the Spike Lee Screening Room.  Subway: B or R to Dekalb.

Brooklyn Contact: Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, 718-998-3000
Wednesday, December 3 – Bronx
50 Bedford Park Blvd West
Lehman College, Music Building, East Dining Room

Directions: The East Dining Room is to your right as you enter the Music Building.   Detailed directions to the campus here.    If you need parking accomodations, please contact Doreen Patrick at 718-960-8441.  For a driving map, log on to and on the bottom right corner where it says Search and type in Lehman College Map.

Campus Contact: Doreen Patrick, Student Disability Services, 718-960-8441

Thursday, December 4 – Manhattan
Borough of Manhattan College
199 Chambers Street (bet. Greenwich & West Street), in the Richard Harris Terrace
**NOTE: Will be videotaped for broadcast on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network.

Directions: Located between Greenwich & West Streets in the Richard Harris Terrace on the ground floor left next to the BMCC Bookstore. There is an accessible ramp at the 199 Street entrance.  Subway: 1, 2, 3 & A,C, E.

Campus Contact: Anita Samuels, Office of Special Events, 212-220-8007

For instructions on how to get to locations by public transportation, we recommend MTA's Trip Planner:




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