Digital Archive 20192019-01-03T11:19:28+00:00

January 2019

NM Person of the Year, Wheelchair users run for office, wheelchair users impacted by wildfires

PERSON OF THE YEAR
Cory Lee Woodard has become the face of accessible travel, having appeared on segments for Lonely Planet and CBS, written for National Geographic and won the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award for best travel blog. The only continent he hasn’t visited — yet — is Antarctica. And now he has another honor to add to his growing list: New Mobility’s 2018 Person of the Year.

ELECTION WRAPUP
Several wheelchair users ran for office in the November elections. Seth McBride checks in with three winning candidates to see what put them over the top.

SURVIVING THE FIRES
Climate change is producing the worst fire seasons in recent history. Alex Ghenis reports on how the devastation is impacting wheelchair users in California and what they are doing to stay safe.

TAKE TO THE SKIES
After years of being out of production and hard to find, hand controls for general aviation are on their way back.

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