[carfree_cities] Disabled/Car-Free (was: Law Suit for ...)
> Her contention is that driving is simpler and more enabling=v= Those with certain physical disabilities are most in need
> for those who have physical difficulties.
of individual motorized transport. For those who can afford,
say, a wheelchair-accessible van, I'm all in favor of the rest
of us getting out of their ways. Indeed, one of the reasons I
think the rest of us have a responsibility not to waste finite
resources such as oil is that others truly need them.
=v= Unfortunately, not everyone with that sort of physical
disability can afford individual motorized transport. Also,
there are other types of disability that preclude driving.
=v= For these reasons I think disabled advocates and those
of us who advocate transportation alternatives have a lot of
common ground and should work together.