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Julie Reiskin, co-director of the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, pauses her wheelchair on a Denver street to determine how to navigate to a RTD bus stop on Jan. 20, 2023, two days after a winter storm passed through the city. Photos by Joe Mahoney / Special to The Colorado Trust

January 27, 2023

For Coloradans with Disabilities, Navigating Denver’s Snow-Covered Sidewalks and Streets is Dangerous—and Often Impossible

Because of the city’s snow clearing policies, people who use wheelchairs and walkers sometimes cannot traverse sidewalks and instead must go in the middle of streets.

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