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Providence Sidewalk Accessibility
Sidewalks in Providence are “okay” and generally accessible to wheelchairs and pedestrians using walkers. In some areas of the city, sidewalks may be broken or cracked, but they generally remain passable. Curb cuts are available at nearly all intersections within the city limits.
Sidewalk accessibility in Providence has two pitfalls, neither of which can be corrected. The first is the city’s hilly landscape. Several hills within the city can make rolling difficult – such as alongside the State House and up to Federal Hill. Powered wheelchairs will handle the climb without [...]