Right now, there are hundreds of people in Montana who cannot go home. They cannot go home because there are no available homes in Montana that they can use. […]
The Atlanta Journal Constitution (11-30-2011) published a piece on the fight for accessibility and Visitability, quoting home builder Christine Fortenberry and activist Eleanor Smith of Concrete Change. Please click here to read more on the AJC website. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Public Broadcasting Service radio station ran a brief story as well. Click here to listen to the PBS piece.
Sample myth and fact:
4. MYTH: A zero-step entrance requires a conventional ramp, with 90-degree drop-offs at the edges and hand rails.
Fact: On new construction, the lot can be graded so that a sidewalk ties directly to a porch.
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Memphis CIL scores visitability article in city magazine (11/2011). Click here to read the full article on the Memphis Downtowner website (available until November 2014).