Access Denied: St. Louis Twenty Years After the ADA

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7. Washington Avenue Parking Meters
When parking meters -- such as these ones on Washington Avenue -- sit high off the ground, people who use wheelchairs might have difficulty putting money in them.
Access Denied: St. Louis Twenty Years After the ADA
Jennifer Silverberg

8. University City Parking Meters
In response to ADA-related complaints, University City lowered its parking meters to 42 inches earlier this year. U. City's plan drew some blowback from RFT readers. "The modification to these meters to accommodate those who are disabled is probably the right thing to do," one reader wrote, "However, my question as someone familiar with snow removal procedures: How many inches of snow will it take to now cover those meters, after the roads have been plowed?"

Access Denied: St. Louis Twenty Years After the ADA
Jennifer Silverberg

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