July 30, 2012

NEWS: Albuquerque Accessibility Investigation Yields Mixed Results

NEW MEXICO - July 28, 2012 - An investigative report from KOB-TV looking into wheelchair accessibility in Albquerque, New Mexico yields mixed results. The reporter's initial look at Abquerque Transit looked promising. The buses were easy to use, properly equipped, and the drivers accommodating and correctly secured the wheelchair and passenger. The investigation encountered problems though, on the streets and sidewalks of the city. A number of areas around or connecting to bus stops were inaccessible. For more information see: Dirt, Grass, and Sidewalk Gaps Challenge Wheelchair-Bound Bus Riders.

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