S'pore's changing urban design an 'added barrier' for those with disabilities?

Urban design modifications include barriers or bollards placed along walkways to deter reckless motorcyclists, cyclists and motorised personal mobility device riders.
Urban design modifications include barriers or bollards placed along walkways to deter reckless motorcyclists, cyclists and motorised personal mobility device riders.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - Paralympic medallist and world champion Theresa Goh has surmounted a good many challenges over the course of her two-decade swimming career.

But in the midst of Covid-19, the 33-year-old, born with spina bifida and paralysed from the waist down, found herself stymied by a seemingly modest foe: a single kerb step outside a shopping centre.

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