Pulling a carry-on luggage bag equipped with wheels, this woman was crossing the road in a crosswalk, and was about to transition unto a sidewalk via what is termed a 'curb ramp', which made the transition almost effortless. The curb ramp alleviated her from having to lift the bag up, and on to the sidewalk, therefore, would be highly beneficial to the mobility-challenged, as well as those encumbered with a stroller, shopping cart, baby carriage, etc.
CDC/ Richard Duncan, MRP, Sr. Proj. Mngr, North Carolina State University, The Center for Universal Design
November 3, 2012
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