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Sidewalks can be path to nowhere for accessibility challenged (access required)

Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990, it has gone a long way to help people with disabilities – ranging from being in a wheelchair to visually impaired – gain access to public buildings. Getting to the buildings in the first place, however, can be another story. Curbs, pavement irregularities, construction signs, and ...

About Sharon Fisher

Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.