Did you know that 560,000 of the estimated 2 million people with disabilities don’t leave their homes due to transportation difficulties? Unfortunately, even with the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 governing the rights of persons with disabilities, public transit businesses and local authorities—knowingly or not—infringe upon these individuals’ rights.
Accessibility features such as stairlifts—whose global market is projected to reach US$1.3 billion by 2027—provides a practical and manageable alternative for people with disability. Check out this blog about the challenges people with disabilities face in using public transit and how local Pennsylvania region authorities and transit businesses can step in.
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