Mumbai - Post Report Question and Answers

Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Yes. The infrastructure is not user-friendly to those with disabilities. It's not even walker-friendly. - Aug 2021


Yes, get ready to dodge a car or scooter at any moment. Mumbai traffic is notorious and someone with physical disabilities will have a hard time surviving here. - Nov 2020


Yes, the city is not handicap accessible. - Aug 2019


Sidewalks are rarely intact. There are a lot of old buildings that are completely inaccessible. There are many disabled people in India, but they do not have universal access to basic things like public transportation, housing, etc. - Mar 2019


Yes, not designed for anyone with disabilities. - Jan 2019


Yes very much so. - May 2018


Yes. There seems to be very little, if any, accommodation for disabled people. - Jun 2017


Not easy.... Lots of cracks in sidewaks, and some without sidewalks. I don't see any wheelchair compliant places. - Aug 2015


Yes, NOTHING is set up for the disabled. It's difficult enough to walk on the streets without a disability. - Nov 2014


Yes. I would never suggest this city to anyone with physical disabilities. Even people who have no disability have a hard time getting around (no sidewalks, fighting cars, cows, goats, bicycles, rickshaws, and more). - Mar 2014


Do not come here if you are differently abled. - Feb 2014


Yes, there is a lack of sidewalks and many buildings don't really cater to people with physical disabilities. - Feb 2014


Very difficult to get around, though hiring a driver is very cheap. - Aug 2013


I can't imagine someone with disabilities being able to do much in this city. There are no accommodations for wheelchairs, sidewalks are crumbling, and cars will run you over without hesitation if you don't move out of the way quickly. - May 2013


The U.S. Consulate is the only building I have seen here that can accommodate the disabled. Many streets don't even have sidewalks. It would be difficult for the vision-impaired or anyone with mobility issues (such as a wheelchair). - Feb 2013


It would be very difficult. Sidewalks are in a terrible condition and you can't always count on a functioning elevator. - Dec 2010


Do NOT come here. They are not ready for those with disabilities. - Nov 2008


Impossible to live here. No facilities at all. I have never seen a city so violently hostile to pedestrians of any kind, let alone those who are disabled. - Aug 2008


Not a good place for someone with a physical disability. - Jul 2008


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