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"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

WCBS Newsradio 880

01:34 min | 3 months ago

"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

"10. Folks who are blind won a case to get some help and safely getting around New York City that they had the fight for in court. Why don't traffic makes it more difficult for the blind to navigate busy city intersections as Laurie Sharpe, who also relies on other pedestrians for help? Because of the pandemic do not have access to the same level of pedestrians that they had nine months ago. A. Scharf is a plaintiff in a lawsuit to get the city to install more of these called accessible pedestrian signals off. Federal judge ruled in October that the city must install many more of these signals to give the sight impaired equal access to city streets. That's the great irony of Vision zero, says Attorney Torrey Adkisson. You know, the administration has been rolling out all of the efforts. Tonto improve pedestrian safety without making those improvements accessible to people with disabilities, and, in fact, in in the case of leading pedestrian intervals. Making the intersections last successful and more dangerous for blind pedestrians. The technology is not new actors and says the first audible traffic signal was installed in Queens in the 19 fifties. On the Upper West Side. Marla Diamond. WCBS news radio 8 80, It is 10 11. We'll get two sports in a minute. Happy holidays from hello to.

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Court Rules Majority Of New York City Traffic Signals Violate Americans With Disabilities Act

Night News

01:19 min | 3 months ago

Court Rules Majority Of New York City Traffic Signals Violate Americans With Disabilities Act

"Who are blind won a case to get some help and safely getting around New York City that they had the fight for in court. Why don't traffic makes it more difficult for the blind to navigate busy city intersections as Laurie Sharpe, who also relies on other pedestrians for help? Because of the pandemic do not have access to the same level of pedestrians that they had nine months ago. A. Scharf is a plaintiff in a lawsuit to get the city to install more of these called accessible pedestrian signals off. Federal judge ruled in October that the city must install many more of these signals to give the sight impaired equal access to city streets. That's the great irony of Vision zero, says Attorney Torrey Adkisson. You know, the administration has been rolling out all of the efforts. Tonto improve pedestrian safety without making those improvements accessible to people with disabilities, and, in fact, in in the case of leading pedestrian intervals. Making the intersections last successful and more dangerous for blind pedestrians. The technology is not new actors and says the first audible traffic signal was installed in Queens in the 19 fifties. On the Upper West Side. Marla Diamond. WCBS news radio 8 80,

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"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

WCBS Newsradio 880

02:50 min | 3 months ago

"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

"New Rochelle, Sean Adams, WCBS news radio 80 Visually impaired New Yorkers have had it especially tough during this pandemic. WCBS is Marla Diamond reports They've won a major victory in court. We're at the intersection of 96th and Broadway, one of the few in the city with an accessible pedestrian signal, and when the walk sign is on, it'll tell you that it's safe to cross. Ah Federal Court ruling in October will force the city to add more of these signals of victory for all New Yorkers, says disability rights attorney Torrey Adkisson. Accessibility always helps everyone I mean, curb cuts were insulted us this wheelchair users but everyone who has luggage who has to be strollers, we all use those now. Andre. Same is true for a P s. I mean, people are on their phones. They're not looking at the ankles that they would benefit from an audience signals well, it really can improve the lives of a lot of people on the Upper West Side. Marla Diamond WCBS news radio 8 80. At least 100 employees at Ocean Medical Center and Brick have been infected with the Corona virus and j dot coms is a memo posted on the website of the hospital's parent company, Hackensack. Meridian. Health blames the outbreak on colleagues who socialized outside of work. You're not indicating how many employees tested positive, but say Ocean Medical Center still has adequate staffing. A union official says the hospital is sending some patients to other hospitals in the region to relieve the pressure. WCBS news time 9 18 traffic and weather together every 10 minutes on the eighth. What's going on out there Kelly doing and we do have a mess to jail on westbound route 80 in Paterson Approaching exit 59 Right past there, a jackknifed tractor trailer and the two left lanes still down, And we do have bumper to bumper delays back to exit 61 some eastbound rubbernecking as well. So to avoid that Wanna head to break 46 4. Things are nice and quiet. The Jersey Turnpike Eastern and Western Spurs tonight, heading north found on each spur left lane construction work approaching the northern mixing bowl. So a bit busy there at the outbound Lincoln Tunnel inside the north to be still have this broken down truck stuck in the right lane. This one not going anywhere, it seems. It's been in there for a couple of almost a couple hours. Now, the right lane again down. Just a minor slowdown. Inbound looking. Okay, the Holland to bed in either direction right now, and things are pretty quiet across the George Washington Bridge. Not seeing any delays or problems in Manhattan tonight on the West Side Highway or the FDR Drive our next traffic updates in less than 10 minutes on WCBS. Thank you very much. Kelly. Now your five day forecast from meteorologist Derek with Luster and colder tonight with patchy cloudiness expected in the city will come down to below 38.

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"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

WCBS Newsradio 880

04:15 min | 3 months ago

"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

"I have Anita ponied up. Three things to know it. 8 15 1, a bipartisan group of lawmakers are urging congressional leaders to accept a $900 billion coronavirus relief proposal. To the empty A chairman says Toll hikes won't be enough to offset their losses and three a major victory for the visually impaired on the streets of New York City, WCBS reporter Marla Diamond explains. Wait. We're at the intersection of 96th and Broadway, one of the few in the city with an accessible pedestrian signal. And when the walk sign is on, it'll tell you that it's safe to cross. Ah Federal Court ruling in October will force the city to add more of these signals of victory for all New Yorkers, says disability rights attorney Torrey Adkisson. Accessibility always helps everyone I mean curb cuts were insulted this wheelchair users but everyone who has luggage who has to be strollers, we all use those now. Andre. Same is true for a P s. I mean, people are on their phones. They're not looking at the ankles. They would benefit from an audio signals. Well, it really can improve the lives of a lot of people on the Upper West Side. Marla Diamond. WCBS news radio 8 80. The covert pandemics Been hard on everyone but imagine being stuck in a hospital or a nursing home. Researchers say Having pets on hand can really make a difference here. CBS News correspondent Allison Keyes, Scientists at the University of South Australia say the health impacts of a lack of human touch during the pandemic on our quality of life have been enormous Leave study author Jeanette Young says Touch is crucial for growth and reducing levels of stress. What people interviewed for the study talked about how their dogs and of course they're cats or kittens came to touch their owners when they were distressed or sad. Even these were cited as being helpful and in the Netherlands. People are hugging cows for comfort. Allison Keyes, CBS News Dr Samuel Cruz filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Hartford over racial discrimination claim, saying he was treated differently from non Hispanic officers in his department in 2016 and 2017. Now. Two other officers, Lieutenant Shaun Michell and former detective Brian Nelson have filed suit is well, claiming they were retaliated against for standing by Cruz. Nelson even took an early retirement because he felt he just couldn't stand it anymore. The city's corporation counsel has not responded to a request for comment. Two officers were dismissed by the city's police department in October of 53, year Old Brooklyn narcotics detective for allegedly stealing cash while on the job in an officer and people delegate from the 88th precinct who was arrested 2.5 years ago after allegedly getting drunk and busting down his girlfriend store, forcing her to get stitches. Case was sealed by the Brooklyn D. A. There was no comment from the NYPD WCBS news time 18 traffic and weather together Every 10 minutes on the H we go back to the L I E with Kelly Dylan. And still a crash in the West found ally. He just passed to stop the coast Exit. 53 Theeighties should be lane currently down. Still a busy right stick with the service road or the northern state Instead. Now in queens were jamming up on the South found Cross Island Parkway approaching the Grand Central. We're going to see the two right lanes out for this accident at the outbound Lincoln Tunnel inside the north to there is still a broken down truck stuck in the right lane. Slowing things up a bit inbound. Not looking Too bad. The Holland Quiet each way and not too bad, either. Across the George Washington Bridge, a bit of a mess in New Jersey was found route 80 just past exit 59 in Paterson, There is a jackknifed tractor trailer that takes out the two left lanes of bumper to bumper delays going right on back to exit 61 You wanna stick with route 46 instead? Also quite the busy ride on the New Jersey Turnpike, Eastern and Western Spurs. Both North found both approaching the northern mixing bowl, where there is overnight construction work on Each square. You're going to see the left lane closed and bumper to bumper delays. We're next traffic updates in less than 10 minutes on WCBS. Thank you. Kelly. Now your five day forecast from meteorologist Eric Witt, blustery and colder tonight with patchy cloudiness expected in the city will come down to below 38, but low thirties are expected for most.

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"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

WCBS Newsradio 880

02:21 min | 3 months ago

"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

"Mayor de Blasio is advising anyone over 65 or where the serious health condition to stay home because of Covina. And he's asking the same of people who come into close contact with members of those two groups. Number two, A CDC advisory panel has decided the first covert vaccine doses should go to the nation's 21 million health care workers. And three million nursing home residents and number three the M to is facing drastic budget cuts because of the pandemic toll hikes won't be enough to offset the steep revenue losses more from WCBS is Kevin Reed Cohn. The first of several virtual public hearings on toll hikes and fare increases got underway Tuesday night. But that alone won't be enough to fill the $12 billion pandemic induced deficit. You lost of ridership and the loss in revenue far exceeds those even experienced here in New York after the Great Depression can love. It is a senior advisor at the M to, he says. Not only do they need Congress to help financially. They need the administration to sign off on congestion. Pricing. These are blocks these Aren't you know, people putting out these numbers to scare Congress and acting Danny Harris, the executive director of transportation Alternative says doing nothing. Just isn't an option. Our cities cannot thrive. They can't survive with increased traffic and congestion is just not possible without any help. The empty A has promised to lay off more than 9000 employees and cut service by at least 40%. Kevin Rinko. WCBS news radio 80 Blind New Yorkers have added especially tough during the pandemic. But WCBS is Marla Diamond reports They have won a major victory in court. We're at the intersection of 96th and Broadway, one of the few in the city with an accessible pedestrian signal, and when the walk sign is on, it'll tell you that it's safe to cross. Ah Federal Court ruling in October will force the city to add more of these signals of victory for all New Yorkers, says disability rights attorney Torrey Adkisson. Accessibility always helped everyone I mean curb cuts were insulted this wheelchair users but everyone who has luggage who has to be strollers, we all use those now. Andre. Same is true for a P s. I mean, people are on their phones. They're not looking at the ankles. They would benefit from an audio signals. Well, it really can improve the lives of a lot of people on the Upper West.

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"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

WCBS Newsradio 880

03:39 min | 3 months ago

"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

"Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is touting smaller $500 billion bill. Number three blind New Yorkers have had it especially tough during the pandemic. WCBS is Marla Diamond reports. They've won a major victory in court at the intersection of 96th and Broadway, one of the few in the city with an accessible pedestrian signal, and when the walk sign is on, it'll tell you that it's safe to cry. Ah Federal Court ruling in October will force the city to add more of these signals of victory for all New Yorkers, says disability rights attorney Torrey Adkisson. Accessibility always helps everyone. I mean, curb cuts were insulted us this wheelchair users but everyone who has luggage who has to be strollers, we all use those now, Andre. Same is true for a P s. I mean, People are on their phones. They're not looking at the ankles. They would benefit from an audio signals well, it really can improve the lives of a lot of people on the Upper West Side. Marla Diamond. WCBS news radio 8 80 New York City is running short on blood. Mayor De Blasio says the city's hospitals air down to just a three day supply. The goal here is to get 25,000 New Yorkers. To give blood this month 25,000 people this month so we can get that supply back up. And the good news is not only is it the right thing to do not only will you help save a life and you're gonna feel great inside that you did something so good. Not only will you get Cookie and a juice box, one of the great fringe benefits of getting blood, But now you have an opportunity to also win some great prizes. One of the prizes is a year's supply of crispy cream doughnuts. Reports suggest the empty A will have a hard time meeting the state mandate that all its Busses be electric by 2040. Report from the nonprofit Tri State Transportation Campaign, says 60% of the current Busses are stored in areas that are at risk of flooding. So the empty a may have to build new depots and higher elevation areas with charging stations That's money the agency doesn't have is it struggles through the pandemic of the empty as current fleet of 5800 Busses? Only 25 or electric. WCBS news time for 18. Traffic and weather together on the eighth sponsored by Merrill Jim Feldman with a crash on the Arizona That's right. It is that Alabama lower level Michael, it is one lane blocked with at the laser back out of the go on is by at least four Hamilton Parkway. Also coming off of the belt Parkway. Westbound you're slow on that ramp. In fact, those westbound delays in the belt all the way back to about Stillwell Avenue in Bhagwan is North and B Q. E delays started the Prospect Expressway all the way out past the Williamsburg Bridge, South bound delays from the Castle Yusko Bridge to the Prospect Expressway. FDR North bound your 96 street that broken down vehicle in the center lane has got the ladies going all the way back to 23rd Street. You got south bound delays between the RFK Triborough Bridge and the 59th Street Bridge to the Bronx. Everything cleared on the south down director between the interchange and White Plains Road, but still very heavy through the area, especially on the South bound side of the hutch, making your exit onto Bruckner Boulevard in the westbound Cross Bronx at Third Avenue. It crashes cleared but heavy delays starting a Castle Hill Avenue. And it's slow beyond that out towards the Alexander Hamilton Bridge into the outbound George Washington Bridge. Outbound Lincoln Tunnel is it stands right now It's about 15 minutes. It's also 15 to 20 on the outbound side of the Holland Tunnel With Meryl Guided investing. You have the option to work in advisor at a low cost and minimum get started at Merrill edge dot com slash investing goals. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith incorporated both the Register broker, dealer and investment adviser member s I. P. C. Extravagant take less than 10.

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"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

WCBS Newsradio 880

01:34 min | 3 months ago

"torrey adkisson" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880

"Is Marla Diamond reports They've won a major victory in court. We were at the intersection of 96th and Broadway, one of the few in the city with an accessible pedestrian signal, and when the walk sign is on, it'll tell you that it's safe to cross. Ah Federal Court ruling in October will force the city to add more of these signals of victory for all New Yorkers, says disability rights attorney Torrey Adkisson. Accessibility always helps everyone I mean curb cuts were insulted this wheelchair users but everyone who has luggage who has to be strollers, we all use those now. Andre. Same is true for a P s. I mean, people are on their phones. They're not looking at the ankles. They would benefit from an audience signals well, it really can improve the lives of a lot of people on the Upper West Side. Marla Diamond WCBS news radio 8 80. As of today, the U. S District Court for the Southern District of New York has suspended all in person proceedings because of the surgeon Covic cases. That's the federal court that covers Manhattan, the Bronx and several nearby counties. Suspension will last until at least January. 15th all jury trials are suspended. Civil trials will be held remotely the southern district and also suspended jury trials back in March at the start of the pandemic. To 11 WCBS sports of Next people everywhere want answers? Critics are calling Stephen Colbert the hottest late night host, bombshell, a riveting watch What gripping television? Wow, a beacon of hope in humanity..

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