Renowned Metropolitan Opera To Become More Disability Friendly
New York City’s famed Metropolitan Opera will become more accessible to people with disabilities under a settlement reached this week with federal authorities.
Under the agreement, the Met installed more wheelchair and companion seating and improved accessibility in restrooms and at concession stands at Lincoln Center in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In addition, the facility will include Braille signage, more accessible drinking fountains and barrier-free elevators.
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An investigation into accessibility at the Met came as the result of a complaint brought by a member of the public.