barrier-free environment

barrier-free environment

As specified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, an environment containing no barriers, 2.
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Request for quotations : the choice of a contractor to collect baseline data and develop design estimates for facilities for creating a barrier-free environment
Section 25 of the R.A 7277 provides that "the state shall ensure the attainment of a barrier-free environment that will enable disabled persons to have access in public and private buildings and such as other places mentioned" in the Accessibility Law enacted in 1983.
The Center has also reviewed the efforts in supporting the empowerment of people with disabilities through the introduction of the Universal Access Program as one of the important national programs implemented by the Center and approved by the Council of Ministers aimed at creating a barrier-free environment and enabling persons with disabilities to communicate and use modern facilities and technology.
The newly revamped campground has also overcome the disadvantage of the slanting terrain by replacing the planks with spacious wooden platforms, making the campsite into a barrier-free environment.
Moscow: The Bank of Russia's working group for the financial inclusion of people with disabilities (PWDs) supported the initiative to develop a regular rating system for banks with respect to the creation of a barrier-free environment for PWDs, and to inform credit institutions of the results.
Each year, Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) honors an outstanding contribution toward a barrier-free environment. The Barrier-Free America Award.
Wasnik said a Task Force has been set up under the Director General, CSIR, to work out the details for the proposal of establishment of a National Centre for Universal Design and Barrier-free Environment (NCUDBE).
A 20% markup in floor area ratio will be provided to green buildings or buildings featuring anti-earthquake function, the adoption of green materials, barrier-free environment, or energy- or water-conservation.
When designing and creating accessible public transportation and a related barrier-free environment, it is crucial to apply a system approach for resolving these complex issues.
Satoshi Hashino, deputy head of Fukuoka Prefectural Industrial Technology Center and the principal developer of the system, says he hopes the device -- essentially a self-operated rail system -- would provide a barrier-free environment in railway stations and other public facilities as required by a new law.
Yet general modifications aimed at a barrier-free environment may not guarantee complete accessibility for a specific person.