Breda, a city in the Netherlands, is a prime example of a city that has access top of mind. Streets are wide enough to accommodate most wheelchairs or scooters, bars and restaurants are vetted for physical access, and hotels and wellness centres have accessible rooms with lowered wardrobes and mirrors, and smart technology that detects patrons and automatically opens doors. Visitors to the city say that it’s as beautiful as any town in Europe, and has not sacrificed any of its beauty in its quest for accessibility. North America could learn a thing or two. Read the full article here.
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