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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Formation and Membership of the Air Carrier Access Act Advisory Committee

As many of you know, many in the disability community have been looking to help usher in a new travel modality as we fly commercial aircraft.  With the help of the PVA , government and the airline industry,  the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced a new Air Carrier Access Act Advisory Committee to " identify and assess disability-related access barriers encountered by air travelers with disabilities, evaluate the extent to which DOT’s programs and activities are addressing these disability-related access barriers, and recommend actions to improve the air travel experience of passengers with disabilities."   This is a watershed .moment for me, and I am sure for my colleagues also named to this committee. The press release, launched yesterday, can be accesed via this link. WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportatio