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Tehran Getting Friendlier for Physically-Impaired Citizens

Measures are underway in Tehran to provide the disabled community with more appropriate urban facilities, including overhauling sidewalks and upgrading urban transportation services
Tehran Getting Friendlier for Physically-Impaired Citizens Tehran Getting Friendlier for Physically-Impaired Citizens

Municipal bodies in Tehran metropolis are becoming more socially responsible and upgrading urban infrastructure to meet the needs of physically-impaired people.
Ali Asghar Eynolqozat, an official with Tehran Municipality, said measures are underway in the capital city to provide the disabled community with more appropriate urban facilities, YJC reported.
“The modification of 500 kilometers of the city’s sidewalks to meet the needs of the physically-challenged people by the current Iranian yearend [March 2021] is high on TM’s agenda,” he said.
“The municipality has also allocated 50 billion rials [$217,000] to modify passenger vans exclusively for the disabled.” 
Further explaining TM’s measures, the official noted that work is on track to install vocal notification devices at street junctions and transportation hubs for the visually-impaired people.

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