accessibility

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accessibility

(1) Evaluation of the convenience of a property relative to the people who will be using it. May refer to ingress and egress for customers or lack of obstructions for persons with disabilities.(2) Important component in pricing surveying services.The more difficult the terrain and the less accessible the site;the more expensive the fee.

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Michelle and her mom are getting around town these days in a 2003 handicapped-accessible minivan they bought recently for $30,400 from Advanced Mobility Works, a Van Nuys dealership that sells only handicapped-accessible vans.
Richard Senier, Wheeler Memorial Library trustee, said a handicapped-accessible parking lot is needed at the Moore-Leland Library in North Orange.
He said consolidating the libraries would be less expensive than making each one, and Town Hall, handicapped-accessible
The one-story building is handicapped-accessible and has a glazed-block exterior that is graffiti-resistant.
These include sinks that Bermudez's wheelchair can roll under, a shower with a small ramp, lowered light switches, raised electrical plugs, front controls on the oven to allow Bermudez to reach them as he works to gain more ability to use his arms and a handicapped-accessible toilet with heavy-duty grab bars.
PETERSHAM - By an almost 2-to-1 margin, voters yesterday said they did not want their taxes to go up so the town's offices could be made handicapped-accessible.
Everything will be handicapped-accessible,'' Stewart said.
To be handicapped-accessible, the nursing home will incorporate larger dining areas and greater square footage per bed than most facilities built before the new codes.