Letters: Make Sooke accessible

Sooke has many hindrances for people with mobility issues

Re: “Stall the roundabout,” June 10, Sooke News Mirror

Bravo to Randy and “Our View” comments.

I have lived in Sooke since 1986 and since that time Sooke has grown immensely as any Sookie can see, to the point that a roundabout seems to be required. Maybe you haven’t noticed in the last 20 years our citizens have expanded age-wise, families, just more population.

Fact is a roundabout will satisfy vehicles, logging trucks, cement trucks etc., but what about people like me who are unable to get to the roundabout, on sidewalks, repaired roads etc. on a scooter, ladies pushing strollers, handicapped with walkers.

It’s about time our council members took a long walk in not just the core area, but surrounding area, maybe get your picture taken with some of the citizens who voted for you asking for aid walking in town.

I hope more Sookies will voice their opinions soon.

Bill Jones

Sooke