GBDH wins preliminary approval of class action settlement requiring the City of Boston to install or upgrade an average of 1,630 curb ramps per year

July 14, 2021

On July 12, 2021, GBDH, along with co-counsel Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center and Disability Law Center, won preliminary approval of a class action settlement that requires the City of Boston to bring its curb ramps into full compliance with federal disability access laws.  Under the settlement, the City must install or upgrade an average of 1,630 curb ramps per year until a compliant curb ramp exists at every location in the City’s pedestrian right of way where required by law.  More details about the case and settlement can be found here and here.