In the Nikolaev area the considerable attention is paid to creation of conditions of easy access to persons with limited physical capacities to objects of social infrastructure. The majority of the actions directed on improvement of life of such people, is carried out within the Barrier-free Nikolayevshchina program.
By results of inventory of objects of the social infrastructure which has been carried out at the beginning of 2008, their total in the Nikolaev area makes 5414 objects. Today about 98% of all rooms and institutions on area are already equipped with easy access. In the Nikolaev special paths at entrances to rooms didn't equip yet 62 buildings.
One of the priority directions of creation of the barrier-free environment in the Nikolaev area still have acquisition specially equipped under needs of disabled people of transport and creation of specialized services for transportation of physically disabled people. Unfortunately, this problem is solved only in Nikolaev, and also in Voznesensky, Zhovtnev and Snigiryovsky areas.
Since the beginning of this year from means of the State budget 30 specially equipped cars for people with limited physical abilities and 1 car as humanitarian assistance were given out. But it makes only 2% of disabled people standing in a queue as on the account for receiving specialmotor transport there are 1342 disabled persons of all categories.