Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

8831Re: [carfree_cities] Need a lift ? (was "elevator wars")

Expand Messages
  • Debra Efroymson
    Jul 5, 2005
    • 0 Attachment
      If I may be allowed to speak again--in all my travels
      and years living in the developing world, I almost
      never see anyone in a wheelchair except in hospitals.
      Forget buildings; the streets and sidewalks are
      impossible. I would say there's a lot more to do
      before worrying about elevators, like sidewalks where
      there are none, or better ones where they are
      unusable. The disabled also form a group encompassing
      far more than those in wheelchairs; there are plenty
      of problems to solve in addition to access to upper

      --- Todd Edelman <traintowardsthefuture@...>

      > Hi everyone,
      > I feel bad that I contributed to pushing the
      > elevator/lift discussion to the point where people
      > were yelling, being insulting etc.
      > In this whole discussion there seemed to be just ONE
      > message from the developing world (from Anima
      > equating
      > cars with elevators in liftlite Dhaka).
      > So, my main question, which I never really asked, is
      > IF people in developing world in existing and future
      > four story buildings ARE interested in elevators
      > more
      > than "that would be nice but we have other
      > priorities". Likely the answer is no... but I would
      > feel better knowing some more opinions from these
      > regions themselves.
      > Todd
      > Yahoo! Messenger - NEW crystal clear PC to PC
      > calling worldwide with voicemail
      > http://uk.messenger.yahoo.com
      > Post messages to: carfree_cities@...
      > Unsubscribe (blank message):
      > carfree_cities-unsubscribe@...
      > Group address:
      > http://www.egroups.com/group/carfree_cities/
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > carfree_cities-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com

      Yahoo! Sports
      Rekindle the Rivalries. Sign up for Fantasy Football
    • Show all 10 messages in this topic