The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) applauds the Arlington County Board for unanimously voting to approve 60 new certificates for wheelchair-accessible taxicabs. The motion, approved Saturday, will increase the number of accessible taxicabs in Arlington from 37 to 97 out of 787 total cabs.
Progress for people with disabilities comes slowly â€“ when it can be documented at all, according to the 2014 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium and Annual Report released this week. Staff from the ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia, the regional center for independent living (CIL), attended the release in Washington, D.C.
The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV), a resource and advocacy center for people with disabilities in Northern Virginia, applauds Governor Terry McAuliffe's Executive Order prioritizing integrated accessible housing for people with disabilities.