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I am the first call for many journalists covering accessible travel stories and have been featured in publications like The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Forbes and many other local and national outlets. A partial list of my previous media appearances, contributions as a source and original articles is provided below for your reference.

December 20, 2023CBC NewsAnother airline incident with person who uses a wheelchair
November 3, 2023CBC NewsAir Canada summoned to Ottawa for incidents with people using wheelchairs
November 2023 IssuePN Magazine (Cover)Now Boarding: New tech may make air travel more accessible
July 26, 2023ABC NewsRoom for two: Feds want small planes' bathrooms to be big enough for two people
June 6, 2023The Washington PostDelta unveils first wheelchair-friendly seat
April 17, 2023Travel WeeklyPoor handling of wheelchairs continues to plague airlines
January 10, 2023Fodors4 Top Tips for Air Travel as a Wheelchair User
November 20, 2022CNNThe airline passengers getting 'unacceptable' treatment
November 14, 2022Metropolitan Airport NewsAir Travel and the Air Carrier Access Act
November 8, 2022Travel WeeklyDisabled passengers often have lavatory options they don't know about
October 22, 2022Travel WeeklyWheelchair assistance falls short of flyers' expectations
August 24, 2022The Washington PostMore wheelchairs are being damaged on planes. Travelers want action.
August 11, 2022SkiftWheelchair Users Could Soon Bring Their Own Chairs on Flights
July 31, 2022ForbesWhy Heathrow’s CEO Believes TikTok Is To Blame For Passenger Assistance Troubles
July 30, 2022Business InsiderAmerican Airlines accused of wrecking passenger's expensive electric wheelchair, then damaging his replacement 3 weeks later
July 14, 2022ABC 7 ChicagoUS Attorney files ADA suit against Chicago Cubs over Wrigley Field renovations
July 12, 2022The Washington PostButtigieg announces a bill of rights for passengers with disabilities
November 3, 2021FOX 46 CharlotteTraveler says wheelchair damaged by baggage handlers while flying from Boston to Charlotte
September 21, 2021Travel WeeklyAirlines can secure personal wheelchairs in the cabin. Will they?
June 14, 2021FOX 46 CharlotteCouple misses flight at Charlotte Douglas, claims wheelchair assistant left them in room
June 8, 2021FOX 46 CharlotteDelays and long lines leave elderly woman in wheelchair abandoned at Charlotte airport, causing her to miss flight
June 7, 2021The Washington PostAirlines have lost or damaged more than 15,000 wheelchairs since late 2018
May 31, 2021Chaos+ComradesIf You Use a Wheelchair, Do This Before Flying
November 25, 2020USA TodayAmerican Airlines reverses weight policy that barred power wheelchairs on regional jets
November 23, 2020NPRAmerican Airlines Reverses Policy That Imposed Weight Limit On Wheelchairs
November 13, 2020ForbesThe Airline Policy Stopping Some Wheelchair Users Flying & The Man Fighting Against It
November 8, 2020The Dallas Morning NewsNew American Airlines policy may effectively ban motorized wheelchairs on regional jets
November 8, 2020KOB 4 AlbuquerqueTriple amputee denied access to flight due to new wheelchair weight limit rule
November 2, 2020NPRA New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can't Fly On American Airlines
July 24, 2020The Legal ExaminerThe Americans with Disabilities Act at 30: Progress, but more needed
March 19, 2020Next Avenue / PBS Twin CitiesWhen Handicapped-Accessible in Hotels Really Isn’t
February 13, 2020USA TodayAir travelers must wait decades for bigger, handicap accessible bathrooms
December 17, 2019PaxEx.AeroWheelchair accessibility regulations to be updated with Department of Transportation proposal
November 2019Aircraft Interiors International MagazineEqual Measures: Airlines, Airports and the Aircraft Interiors Industry Must Put Serious Effort into Improving Assistance for Passengers with Disabilities
September 5, 2019AAA Northeast MagazineAll-Access Travel: Accessible Travel Destinations and Solutions
August 30, 2019The Globe and Mail‘Is this the right direction?’ A Toronto program helps youth with disabilities find their own path
August 21, 2019God Save The PointsMeet John Morris, The Guy Who's Been Through 102 Airports Since Losing Both Legs, And An Arm
August 13, 2019The Points GuyHow a New Track Chair Program Is Making This National Park More Accessible Than Ever
July 25, 2019NBC WashingtonTravelers Say Some TSA Precheck Lanes Not Wheelchair Accessible
Summer 2019Quest MagazineThe Ups and Downs of Accessible Air Travel
June 13, 2019KIRO 7 Seattle7 Seattle hotels sued for alleged violations of Americans With Disabilities Act
May 4, 2019MEL MagazineThe True Road Warriors: How Men with Disabilities Travel the Globe
March 27, 2019The Guardian'Don’t dwell on what you can’t do': travelling with disabilities
March 25, 2019LifehackerHow to Find Wheelchair-Accessible Ubers
March 19, 2019LifehackerWhat to Do When an Airline Damages Your Wheelchair or Scooter
March 17, 2019Runway Girl NetworkIn Conversation: Wheelchair travel with John Morris
March 16, 2019The Points GuyNew Data Shows US Airlines Damage About 25 Wheelchairs per Day
March 8, 2019The New York TimesFlying Tips for Wheelchair Users, From Wheelchair Users
February 15, 2019The Washington Post‘Wheelchair rule’ aims to foster friendlier skies for travelers with disabilities
February 3, 2019The Points GuyMachu Picchu — One of Peru’s Greatest Tourist Attractions — Gets Even More Wheelchair Accessible
November 16, 2018The Philadelphia InquirerPassengers, not SEPTA bus driver, blocked rider in wheelchair, video shows
November 2, 2018BBC Radio 4You & Yours: Disabled flying
October 12, 2018MicTrump's new law protects travelers with disabilities — but advocates worry it might be meaningless
September 3, 2018MicWhat makes for an accessible beach? We asked wheelchair users how they plan a day by the water
August 9, 2018The Points GuyThis Is What It's Like to Travel With a Disability in the United States
June 25, 2018The New York TimesFor Disabled Travelers, Technology Helps Smooth the Way. But Not All of It.
April 25, 2018South China Morning PostWhy are wheelchair-friendly travel options in Asia so lacking? Plus five accessible tourist attractions among region’s best
April 12, 2018The Philadelphia InquirerMapping wheelchair access in Philly and the suburbs
February 14, 2018The Social IssueWhat would a truly accessible city look like?
February 2018Planning MagazineInclusive Mobility: Applying universal design to how people get around
December 2017New Mobility MagazineFlying the Unfriendly Skies
October 6, 2017MicHe travels the world in a 400-lb. wheelchair — and he’s helping others with disabilities do the same
September 21, 2017The GuardianAccess denied: wheelchair metro maps versus everyone else's
August 12, 2017Creating Life's New Normal with John RegisterNo Legs, One Arm, All Travel - The Power World of John Morris
August 11, 2017USA TodayHow to master the art of business travel
August 4, 2017Wheel:LifeWheelchairTravel.org: Blazing the Trail Towards an Accessible World
November 22, 2016Chicago TribuneO'Hare holiday travel tips: 7 experts map out their secrets
November 1, 2016Huffington PostThe Tourism Industry Is Finally Recognising The Importance Of Accessible Travel, But What Does It Actually Mean?
October 6, 2016Urban MilwaukeeMCTS Receives National Recognition for Outstanding Service
Summer 2016Quest MagazineWhere To Stay When Away
July 14, 2016Magic of MilesWhen Your Summer Plans Go Awry
February 21, 2016MediumDisability and Respect Through the Lens of Air Travel
January 31, 2016TravelZorkNew Year's Eve in the Prague Marriott Presidential Suite
January 15, 2016The Mendeleyev JournalPhysical Accessibility in Russia
January 12, 2016The MightyTo the Person Adjusting to a New Life of Disability
September 25, 2015ABC News AustraliaInternational airlines under pressure to better accommodate travellers in wheelchairs

Press Inquiries

John’s breadth of experience in traveling with a disability has made him a regular contributor to online publications and a valuable resource to journalists. Press inquiries can be directed via e-mail to press@wheelchairtravel.org. Please be sure to include your deadline when making a request.