Jersey City downtown has a lot more newer development than West New York, so a lot more of it is likely to be ADA compliant, however you should consider also the fact that parts of downtown, as well as Hoboken, are prone to flooding more so than West New York, which can be an even greater problem for someone relying on motorized, or even manual wheelchair.
On the whole, you need to weigh the daily convenience aspect with the significance of any major disruptions such as hurricanes Sandy and Irene have demonstrated. Personally, I am under the belief that such surges are going to occur at a higher frequency in the upcoming years and decades due to effects of Global Climate Change.
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