July 30, 2012

10 great cities for wheelchair users

NEW YORK CITY — Seattle was ranked as one of the 10 best cities for wheelchair access and quality of life for wheelchair users, according to a new study released by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

The study, which assessed 100 of America's largest cities, took into account air quality, number of physicians, rehab specialists and rehab centers, accessible fitness, and recreation facilities and transit for the disabled, the Journal Register News reported. For the full story, click here.

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  • Mike Ritter[ July 31th, 2012 @ 9:25am ]

    New York City?! Seriously?! With those curbs and crowded sidewalks getting around the Big Apple is a chore! And they must not be considering barriers to businesses or the cost of living or visiting in their ratings. If I can't get from A to B without assistance it isn't a great place for my wheelchair.

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