Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 132

Topics in Episode 132:

  • We travel to Montreal to attend The 11th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons.

  • We look at how Montreal is working in four sectors to create universal accessibility.

  • We learn about Montreal's Transportation Plan and the Pedestrian Charter.

  • We talk with Barry Wellar in Ottawa about his Walking Security Index.

Wheelchair obstacles

Wheelchair users squeeze between a sidewalk cafe and a fireplug. A clear "travel zone" must be maintained on the sidewalk. The cafe staff have to be vigilant that their chairs do not migrate across the entire width of the sidewalk.