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Re: Street trees and the Disability Discrimination Act

Subject: Re: Street trees and the Disability Discrimination Act
From: Julian Dunster
Date: May 10 2006 18:04:32
Kathy Wolfe in the US has conducted a lot of research on similar stuff.

http://www.cfr.washington.edu/research.envmind/


In principle, we don't raise the height of every bridge because a few of the less intelligent mortals can't read height restriction notices. While I recognise that wheelchair accessibility is a valid concern at what point should we cater to that audience so much that the much large audience is disenfranchised by loss of large trees?

jd

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