RIDESHARE LEAVES THOSE WITH DISABILITY OUT IN THE COLD

The disability community urges that federal laws are being broken after the City Council of Chicago passed an ordinance on Wednesday giving Uber and Lyft one year to delay accommodations for the wheelchair-bound. Under the the ADA, transportation providers are required to accommodate wheelchairs if the equipment can fit in their car. According to the multilayered, controversial ordinance passed Wednesday, Uber and Lyft will have have a one year period of time to meet requirements set by the City Council of Chicago accommodating those with disabilities before facing penalties. Uber argues that their drivers are independent contractors, and therefore cannot abide by these laws. Adam Ballard wh

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