Hey Dallas domestic Airport a wheelchair Bathroom actually has to fit a wheelchair in it!

As my regular readers know I recently flew from New York LaGuardia airport to Albuquerque via Dallas, at Dallas Airport I had to go to the little girl’s room before we replaned. I rolled into the ladies room to go pee, we opened the door to roll in and when I did my knees hit the back wall and the rear of my wheelchair and wheels are still sticking out into the main room of the toilet.
I rolled out and looked and it said disabled bathroom and had handles bolted like a disabled bathroom to the wall, so Ella said “oh there’s another one down the other end” so we rolled down there and it was identical. Half the width of my wheelchair wheels which are 24 inch, so 12 inches and the back rest were stuck out into the room and the door couldn’t close. We rolled out and asked the attendant and was informed all bathrooms in the complex are identical, so a domestic airport and an international airport, one of the busiest in the nation I’m told has no wheelchair accessible facilities?
Thousands of people go through the airport every day, there are Military bases in and around the Dallas airport there are VA hospitals wounded warriors and also general public who are disabled rely on the ability to be able to use facilities in the airport and the who gives a fuck attitude we got, and my favorite ”this is Texas not new York honey” will not cut it we are citizens like everyone else and our tax dollars paid for the airport so if we pay for it we damn well have the right to use every facility in the buildings.

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Author: disabledaccessdenied

I am a disabled woman who through no fault of my own has wheels under my ass. I rely on the decency and common sense of local, state and federal goverments, as well as the retail community to abide by the disabled access laws and provide adequate ramps, disabled toilets, and not use them as store rooms or broom closets. This blog exists to find the offenders and out them, inform them, and report them if necessary and shame them into doing the right thing when all else fails.

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