a small ramp or slope from a sidewalk to a roadway to ease passage for people in wheelchairs, bicyclists, etc.
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How to use curb cut in a sentence
Consider how often we all rely on and enjoy video captions, audiobooks and curb cuts.The Disempowering Experience of Flying as a Disabled Person | Rebekah Taussig | November 1, 2021 | Time
When modern tools are designed with disabled communities in mind, there’s often a widespread benefit—see, for example, the now-ubiquitous curb cuts that enable passage for those with strollers and luggage as much as those in wheelchairs.The Brilliant 10: The most innovative up-and-coming minds in science | Bill Gourgey | September 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
She has seen some restaurants trying to maximize their use of outdoor space by blocking areas meant to help accessibility, such as curb cuts and disability parking.Outdoor dining reopened restaurants for all — but added to barriers for disabled | Brittany Mayes, Maria del Carmen Aguilar Velez | July 13, 2021 | Washington Post
During Pride, she noticed some restaurants blocking curb cuts to create more space for outdoor dining, making it harder for her to get back on the sidewalk when she needed.Outdoor dining reopened restaurants for all — but added to barriers for disabled | Brittany Mayes, Maria del Carmen Aguilar Velez | July 13, 2021 | Washington Post