Improper e-Scooter Parking Causing Accessibility Issues in Kelowna

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 [...]

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