GBDH reaches settlement with City of Seattle to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to build thousands of accessible curb ramps throughout its pedestrian right of way.

July 18, 2017

The City of Seattle has settled a landmark class action lawsuit, Reynoldson v. City of Seattle, by committing to install over twenty thousand accessible curb ramps throughout Seattle over the next eighteen years. In addition to installing thousands of curb ramps, Seattle also promised to improve the way it responds to people with disabilities who report bad or missing curb ramps. More details about the settlement can be found in the following press release, and article.

More details about the settlement can be found by reading the Notice of Proposed Settlement:

Notice (English)
Notice (Chinese)
Notice (Spanish)
Notice (Vietnamese)

Settlement Agreement

If you would like a copy of the Settlement Agreement in [English,] Spanish, Chinese, or Vietnamese, please call 1-888-461-9191 or send an email to:  For TTY, please call 711 and ask for Emily Cooper at Disability Rights Washington.