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barrier-free

Said of a building or facility that is accessible to the handicapped.
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The Dinghu circular trail in the Zhuzihu area of Yangminshan National Park in Taipei is frequented by tourists during the calla lily season each year, and Taipei's Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has renovated the trail to make it accessible and barrier free, so that more people can enjoy this unique trail at any time, the GEO said in a news released posted on its website on Nov.
The protesters demanded that there should be barrier free buildings made in the State where disabled persons can go without any obscurity.
"I also call on both sides to facilitate the extension of barrier free tolling past the Wednesday deadline."
When it comes to easier living, many individuals need quality handicap construction options to help them achieve a barrier free living.
An acoustic signalisation system was developed in less than 8% of pedestrian crossings and only about 5% of mass urban transportation stops had access areas with a barrier free kerb enabling level getting on low-floor transport means for wheelchair users.
Barrier Free Travel announces publication of The Accessible Guide to Florence, a new resource written especially for wheelchair riders, scooter users, and slow walkers.
Some 64% of the nation's 573 sizable municipalities are considering plans to make railway stations and roads barrier free to assist the disabled and the elderly, the infrastructure ministry said Monday.
The law mandates barrier free access to public places.
Raffa (1985) described the legislative history of federal accessibility laws and Hopf and Raeber (1984) cataloged the barrier free regulations of all of the states.
Central Ohio homeowners are invited to attend a free informative talk 'Making Life Easier and Barrier Free in Your Home.' The free talk will be held on Sunday August 22nd, on the Senior Pavilion at the 10tv Health and Fitness Expo located in the Greater Columbus Convention Center.