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Abu Dhabi

Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

They can get around, priority parking is available, ramps and elevators are everywhere. - Sep 12, 2017
Yes. While efforts have been made to put cut outs into sidewalks and ramps in public buildings, the results are inconsistent. - Jun 8, 2015
It would be hard to have a physical disability here. While most new buildings have made at least some attempts at accessibility, they're very inconsistent. Sidewalks are far from common and are usually uneven. - May 19, 2013
Curbs are steep and not all buildings have a ramp entrance. - Jul 20, 2012
Many. Newer buildings are accessible (although often with ramps that slope at a 45 degree angle, are accessed by a couple of steps, and the like), but there are few other concessions. - Aug 9, 2011
They're making progress but not all buildings are handicapped-accessible. - Jul 17, 2011
A lot. The curbs are very high (to prevent cars parking on them).Sidewalks are few and far between. Domestic labor is fairly reasonable so one could always hire a full time carer to alleviate some of the problems. - Nov 7, 2010
Drivers are not careful and would hit anyone who does not move fast enough. Ramps are becoming more available downtown and in the newer areas, but it is difficult to even ride a bike in most places because of the 10" curbs. - Aug 25, 2009