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Streetcar accessibility

NEW ORLEANS — A federal court in Louisiana granted the preliminary injunction requested by the parents of a disabled 7-year-old boy, who had been disallowed from using the historic St. Charles Avenue streetcar due to his wheelchair. The transit authority must also revise its app so that wheelchair users can see the location of the two wheelchair-accessible streetcars on the 114-stop line in real time, “rather than guessing and waiting for one to finally arrive.”

Read the ruling here.

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