Carried out jointly by Adana Metropolitan Municipality and City Council Disabled Assembly; It has been reported that the 'Barrier-Free City Adana' activities are continuing.
It was noted that with the works to be carried out by the Adana Metropolitan Municipality Department of Transportation, it will make 13 separate metro stations located throughout the city suitable for all disability groups. Speaking about the issue, Disabled Council President Gülşah Gülpınar said that they met with the technical staff of the Rail System Branch Directorate and reminded that they held their first meeting and that they started to identify the arrangements to be made for all stations.
Gülpınar noted that following the meeting with the Technical Team Manager of the Rail System Branch Directorate Bülent Gerçeker, Mechanical Engineer Kemal Sayan, Architect İlknur Arslan Çolak and Civil Engineer Gülsen Beşer, the first inspections were made at Ruhsağlığı and Kurttepe stations. Executed by the Metropolitan Municipality; Explaining that the works to make pavement, pedestrian crossings and roads unblocked are underway within the framework of the 'Smart Touch Project', Gülpınar thanked the Deputy Mayor of Metropolitan Municipality Zihni Aldırmaz for her contribution and support.
Guler, who said that they are trying to support the works carried out by the Metropolitan Municipality, said that they are trying to play an active role in the project and implementation stages.
7 reminded that the officially recognized legal period will end on 07 July 2012. Gülpınar stated that he has the right to file an action for compensation for disabled people for both public and private buildings that are not suitable at the end of the period. Gülpınar emphasized that private institutions and businesses such as banks, restaurants and stores should make their spaces suitable for disabled people.
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