Tag Archives | accessibility

COVID-19: Advocates ask Gov. Brown to protect the health, safety & independence of 950,000 Oregonians with disabilities

In a letter to Gov. Kate Brown and other state officials yesterday evening, advocates with Disability Rights Oregon, the ACLU of Oregon, FACT Oregon, and the Oregon Self Advocacy Coalition asked the state to take action to meet the needs of Oregonians with disabilities, who are among those at greatest risk during the current public health crisis.… Continue Reading COVID-19: Advocates ask Gov. Brown to protect the health, safety & independence of 950,000 Oregonians with disabilities

aerial view of downtown Portland redevelopment area

Redevelopment project should deliver housing & economic opportunities for people with disabilities

Help shape the Broadway Corridor project’s community benefits What’s one of the biggest opportunities for the City of Portland to take strides toward becoming a community where people with disabilities feel like they belong? The Broadway Corridor redevelopment project This major economic redevelopment undertaking spans 34 acres of land in the heart of Portland, connecting Old Town… Continue Reading Redevelopment project should deliver housing & economic opportunities for people with disabilities

Bend public transit pilot project must be accessible to all residents  

We’ve called on the City of Bend to ensure that any new public transit options that replace a public bus line are accessible to people with disabilities. We have concerns about a proposal by the City of Bend to replace a public bus route that Cascades East Transit eliminated in July with an “on-demand” ride-hailing… Continue Reading Bend public transit pilot project must be accessible to all residents