After the street changes were made, a raised zebra crossing was put in. This means that the footpath stays the same height and is continuous over the road, so crossing is made a lot easier. This change as well as others have improved access for people who use wheelchairs and mobility scooters, and for those who push prams and trolleys.
For example, the wider footpaths mean it is easier to move around. Residents of Hillcrest Hospital say they often ride their mobility scooter in the bike lanes as they are smooth and protected from traffic. Also, the removal of some barriers at the entrance to lanes and paths means that people can now access more areas and be more independent.