Mary Millin, LaRoy Williamson and Richard Frisbie from Summit Independent Living Center helped with a walking audit of Hamilton streets in June.
Good and bad paths were assessed by a diverse team of community members.
“It is really great to have a couple of individuals in wheelchairs along,” said Melinda Barnes, executive director of Bike Walk Montana. “It is really hard for us to have the perspective and recognize additional barriers that people in wheelchairs experience. It’s a good demonstration and it makes me more aware of things we have to keep in mind when we are designing our streets.”
Read Michelle McConnaha’s full story on the Ravalli Republic website at: http://bit.ly/1kLpEiP