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Keith Taylor

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Re: Car Barn
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2008, 01:12:09 PM »
Ira, you are right on the mark with the solid walkways! Not only old folks, but those with disabilities can find gravel walkways impossible to negotiate. As one who has spent a lot of time in a wheelchair, and now with a cane. I can tell you that gravel is a barrier that you can't beat. Even uneven surfaces make wheelchair travel almost impossible. I wonder, does the museum come under the Americans With Disabilities Act? If so, then handicapped accessible restrooms will be required, and it doesn't make much sense if the handicapped folks can't reach the rest room because of a dirt or gravel sidewalk.
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Dave Buczkowski

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Re: Car Barn
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2008, 01:34:50 PM »
Keith;
     The Long Range Planning Committee spent some time discussing how to make the Museum accessable. I think we just assumed that we would come under the Americans with Disabilities Act and even if we didn't we all felt it was the right thing to do for many reasons. We understand that doing so would make many of the Museum's visitors visits more enjoyable. All it takes is money.
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