ACCESSIBLE SAFE SIDEWALKS SAVE LIVES UNSAFE SIDEWALKS RISK LIVES THE STATISTICS Pedestrians in wheelchairs have a 36% higher fatality rate. An average of 1.6 pedestrians in wheelchairs are fatally injured each week. THE ACTION Raise awareness about the dangers of unsafe passageways. Force municipalities to improve access in public areas to meet Americans with Disability (ADA) standards. THE MISSION Protecting the civil rights of person with disability by forcing change where unsafe access is creating dangerous and possibly deadly situation for persons with disabilities. WHAT CAN YOU DO? Notify CDA when you have been denied access or encountered an unsafe passageway in your community. We are here to help you understand your rights to access and to assist you in forcing change in your community. Write a letter or call your local municipality to notify them of the barrier.