barrier-free


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barrier-free

adjective Pertaining or referring to structural or architectural design that does not impede use by individuals with special physical needs. See American with Disabilities Act, Architectural barrier, Barrier.
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In its policy review, based on the new barrier-free legislation that went into force in 2006 given Japan's rapidly aging society, the government decided to include smaller facilities used by 3,000 people on a daily average instead of 5,000 under the current plan.
Different explanations for the term 'barrier-free' (there is neither exact definition nor conceptual approach and the whole process of creating a barrier-free environment significantly differs) can be illustrated with the following examples of several European countries.
As part of the station remodeling the construction of barrier-free access in the form of lifts, and the renewal of the platforms is provided.
construction solves ensure barrier-free access to the second and third island platform at the railway station kurim according to decree 398/2009 coll.
The Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) of the National Retail Federation is a retailer-driven membership organization dedicated to creating an international, barrier-free technology environment for retailers.
Second, a barrier-free service process has been established.
The barrier-free solution includes computers, software, communications, ticket vending machines, platform and on-board smart card validators, hand held read/write devices, and will be equipped with the patented Cubic Tri-Reader(R) architecture.
One toilet facility barrier-free, 16 toilet facilities,
When you consider ADA requirements for accessibility and the movement toward universal design, we are seeing more low-threshold and barrier-free showers being installed in new facilities and during remodels of pre-existing buildings.
MORE than 67,000 people have been billed incorrectly since barrier-free tolling began on the M50 last year.
dedicated new development, including three regulation-sized soccer fields and a barrier-free playground, at Tamiami Park on July 12.
The NRA last night admitted though that barrier-free tolling will not lead to any significant improvement in traffic flows.