curb cut


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curb cut

n.
A small ramp built into the curb of a sidewalk to ease passage to the street, especially for bicyclists, pedestrians with baby carriages, and people using wheelchairs.
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No permits have been issued, and while the Planning Board sent a letter to the state more than a year ago supporting a curb cut off Route 49 for patrons to enter the facility, it appears the board had no knowledge of the drag strip plan when it met with Russell Jennings in September 2013.
The extension of curb cut deadlines would help relieve cities and towns of the immediate and tremendous cost burdens associated with the installation of curb ramps and allow them time to focus on future efforts to successfully integrate individuals with disabilities into local communities.
* 621 West 55th Street, a two-story warehouse with a curb cut on the north side of 55th Street between eleventh and twelfth avenue, John J.
In addition to adding a curb cut to an area of Route 12 where there is already a street, a retail store and a mini-mall, there are also more pedestrians since Freedom Village opened two years ago, Minnich noted.
The three obstacles most likely to induce a fall or loss of control are the ascending curb cut, ascending curb at 45[degrees], and descending a ramp.
Voters approved a tweaked curb cut permit request they had already approved, but was sent back by the state attorney general's office to be rewritten.
Take the ubiquitous curb cut. Everyone uses them, from the wild skateboarder to the delivery person.
Neylon said the curb cut permit article, previously approved by voters, was not approved by the state attorney general's office and returned to the town to be rewritten.
(It's easier to build a curb cut and/or ramp than do the paperwork.)
Perhaps worse than searching for a curb cut, said Cindy Purcell of Rutland, is getting lifted over a bank or pulled through a curb opening by passers-by or friends.
ceilings, open 3,900 s/f floor plates, an operational freight elevator and curb cut and driveway.