A group of people in wheelchairs gathers in front of a Greyhound bus with signs that read "All Aboard," "We will ride," and "Lifts on Hounds."

A group of people in wheelchairs gathers in front of a Greyhound bus with signs that read 'All Aboard,' 'We will ride,' and 'Lifts on Hounds.'

Public transportation is a major issue for the Disability Rights Movement. For a long time, and to an extent today, many modes of public transportation are inaccessible for people with disabilities. Here protesters protest for bus lifts on St. Louis Greyhound buses.

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Missouri History Museum exhibition

Americans with Disabilities Act: 20 Years Later.
June 26, 2010
to Jan 8, 2012

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