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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; The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is available for $14.95 at barrierfreegrandcanyon.com.
Barrier-Free Travel; The Grand Canyon for Wheelers and Slow Walkers ($14.95, ISBN: 978-0-9985103-5-4) is available at www.BarrierFreeGrandCanyon.com.
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.
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.
Barrier-Free Theatre is an extensive and invaluable manual for teachers and anyone else responsible for accommodating the special needs of children and adults with disabilities.
Also, only a few institutions deal with theoretical aspects of creating barrier-free transport from the point of view of transport technology.
Barrier-free shower units are especially useful for residents with disabilities.
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.