Improper e-Scooter Parking Causing Accessibility Issues in Kelowna
May 5, 2021 Greg Thomson
E-scooters parked in the middle of walkways can limit accessibility for people with disabilities Michael Rodriguez/
May. 4, 2021
While the City of Kelowna is touting e-scooters as a viable new way to get around town, they are posing new obstacles for some residents with disabilities.
Under a three-year provincial pilot program, Kelowna residents and tourists are now allowed to use the city’s road and shared-pathway networks to scoot around on shared or privately-owned electric scooters.
For Spring Hawes, who lives with tetraplegia and uses a wheelchair to get around, the scooter [...]