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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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Barrier-Free Travel; Washington National Parks for Wheelers and Slow Walkers ($7.
She hoped that through the efforts with the DILG, more LGUs will turn their buildings and facilities into barrier-free and disability-inclusive.
Collectively, 53 barrier-free PBBs of MHI-TES are being operated at Haneda Airport, including 16 units at the Domestic Terminal.
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.
Since 1994, they have been processing standards for barrier-free transport chains, requirements for vehicles, infrastructure, information systems and other facilities.
A water dam, or waterstopper, has become the preferred barrier-free shower accessory used today.
Also dedicated was Miami-Dade's second barrier-free playground, which features two play areas, one for children ages two to five, and another for children ages six to twelve.
A spokesman last night said: "While some of the improvement that will be delivered by barrier-free tolling will become visible after the existing toll plaza is removed, the full benefits of barrier-free tolling will only come with the full completion of the M50 upgrade in 2010.
The barrier-free site has 14 modern theaters, a movie-themed cafe bar, and the best silver screen-oriented gift shop in town.
The latest technology incorporates four proprietary technologies: for walls, double-layered plaster boards coated with anti-moisture foils are used; for floors, a metal flooring material for office automation use is applied; for doors, barrier-free steel-made doors used for general offices are adopted; and for windows, double-layered electromagnetic shields using standard office window sash frames are applied.
That thinking filtered down to the tiniest detail and even extended to the bathroom, which Patrick created as barrier-free and ADA-compliant.
From wheelchairs to walkers, there's a host of accessible travel options available to travelers, and the second updated edition of BARRIER-FREE TRAVEL: A NUTS AND BOLTS GUIDE FOR WHEELERS AND SLOW WALKERS covers all aspects of such travel; from maneuvering a wheelchair through new airport security systems to locating the right travel agent and understanding disability laws and rights.