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

I would think so. - Jun 2019


With the exception of a few places, I've seen someone with a disability would have a medium difficult time as some places only have stairs, no ramp or elevator. Buses aren't always the most modern to accommodate someone in a wheelchair or someone with a leg or arm issue to make the distance from the group to the step easier to navigate. There are some hills and steep areas that someone walking or driving might not notice, but a person on crutches or manually moving a wheelchair would notice right away. - Feb 2016


Probably some but compared with other posts this is likely a more manageable city. The metro stations almost all have elevators, there are bathrooms for individuals with disabilities in major buildings, most apartment buildings have ramps for individuals who use wheel chairs, etc. - Nov 2014


Yes they might, although there are lots of accommodations, such as ramps to building entrances. - Oct 2014


Easier than many Latin American cities, but would still pose some challenges. - Sep 2011


It would be complicated -- Santiago is not user-friendly for the handicapped person. - Jul 2010


It would be impossible to use public transportation here if you're disabled. - Jul 2009


Unfortunately, most facilities in Santiago are not designed for people with physical disabilities - Sep 2008


Some difficulties, but many places have ramps or elevators available for those in wheelchairs. - Jul 2008


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