Pedestrian Barriers for people with mobility impairments include:
-Narrow paths of travel
-Curb ramps that are too high, are missing the curb cut, or they are only on one side of the street
-Sidewalks obstructed by public amenities and utilities
-Poorly maintained pavement.
Examine effective practices from the Walk-able Communities Initiative, for example, see:
the Healthy Communities Initiative from 2010, work by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD.org), and tools such as The Walk-ability Assessment Tool --