Handicapped

(credit: Lauren K. Whetzel)

Local College Student Persuades School To Update Well-Known Sign

The blue and white wheel chair design on a handicapped parking sign or where a facility is wheelchair accessible is well known, but not active enough for 22-year-old Chris Yang.

04/19/2014

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Defining A Service Animal

Though not defined as service animals, businesses must accommodate the use of miniature horses provided they are housebroken and the animal’s task is directly related to the individual’s disability, like pulling a wheelchair.

05/08/2012

(photo provided by SEPTA)

SEPTA’s New Classroom Aims To Teach Riders With Disabilities How To Use Mass Transit

Septa has a new classroom in Suburban Station to teach people with disabilities how to use and navigate SEPTA’s buses, subways and trains.

02/03/2012

Access Denied: Philadelphia Has No Handicapped-Accessible Taxis

A local cab company says it’s willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it’s waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

09/26/2011

Parking Ticket

3 On Your Side: Bogus Parking Ticket

It was a whopper of a ticket, over $300 for parking in a handicapped space. But there was just one problem, the spot didn’t exist! One man faced an uphill battle getting anyone to check it out, that is until 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan got involved.

07/06/2011

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