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Ride share failure.

In 20 1 7 I went to Washington, DC. I tried to rent a bicycle because my disability makes me use 2X the normal energy to get places.

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I paid my money, went to get a handicap compliant ride to cycle around. To find no thought had been put into a properly designed cycling unit. I wish to propose the building of a correct design for men and women all over. The design i have is very simple and would make a huge impact. With 4 wheels, suspension an a swiveling seat it would allow more people with disabilities to get around. And by allowing them to travel to increase their health and allow them more JOY. I have only seen one similar unit, however I would greatly question its ability to be used by very big, mobility impaired, or those that want a more enjoyable way around. That also decreases crashing and allows for greener options to get around.


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Hey Robert P Tweed , this is MaCie' one of your facilitators here! Thank you for participating in the challenge! Are you suggestion entities similar to Pacer's Bikeshare get disability friendly bicycles or the creation of another mode? If you are suggesting this, how many bicycles per station should be equipped for all riders regardless of level of personal physical mobility?

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All bikes should be usable by the overweight, handicapped, or normal. I make the design fun and it's ability to crash even less by smart and simple key elemants. An no my design is like taking a 12speed bicyle and a tritan Cruiser, plus an added roof. For single, or 2 in line/one behind the other seating.

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