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Elected leaders: Consider wheelchair transportation needs | Guest View


Last updated 3/4/2021 at 10am

I live in Edmonds and use a motorized wheelchair. I rely on public transit because that's the only way I can travel with my wheelchair – it's too big to fit in my car. I like to be able to move around my community and Seattle and enjoy the area I live in.

But there are so many barriers for me to be able to get around.

I wish every street had sidewalks. And I wish that buses ran at more frequent intervals, so I wouldn't get stuck waiting as long. As a wheelchair user, this is a particular issue, as there is only space for two chairs in the accessible space in the bus.

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