Tag Archives: Accessible Journey

Stadium: disabled user experience

### ODT Online Tue, 29 Nov 2011
Opinion
Access, view, toilets, pass; temperature, fail
By Warren Palmer – Dunedin
What has the Forsyth Barr Stadium become from the point of view of the disabled? This is my chief interest. I have been to four rugby matches, one Otago game and three World Cup games, each time sitting in the area set aside for the disabled in the North Stand. (As yet I cannot comment on the seating in the South Stand.)
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Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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Filed under Architecture, Concerts, Construction, Design, Economics, Events, Fun, People, Site, Sport, Stadiums

DCC reviews Commercial Use of Footpaths Policy

### ODT Online Sat, 26 Nov 2011
Move afoot to ban pavement signs
By David Loughrey
Footpath advertising in Dunedin, whether simple chalk messages or a recent stencil and water blaster method, will be banned if a recommendation to the Dunedin City Council gets support on Tuesday. The ban will only target commercial messages, though, with non-commercial advertising subject to a new permit system.
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While the council was committed to supporting and enhancing local business and a vibrant and active street life, there “needs to be some control over the placement of objects on the footpaths to ensure there is always a safe and unobstructed passage for pedestrians of all abilities, and to ensure the visual amenity of our streetscapes is not detrimentally affected.” -Report

Report – PEC – 29/11/2011 (PDF, 247.4 KB)
Review of the Commercial Use of Footpaths Policy

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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Filed under DCC, Design, Project management, Site, Town planning, Urban design