Take Me Out To the Ballgame, Regardless

By Robert Thomson
Sunday, March 16, 2008

Baseball fans are turning their attention to how they might approach the new Nationals Park. That includes fans who are elderly or have disabilities.

Dear Dr. Gridlock:

I've heard a lot about the necessity of taking Metro to the games but very little about options for mobility-impaired patrons. Will there be close-in drop-off points and handicapped parking? What about other things, like curb cuts for wheelchairs going from the Navy Yard Station to the stadium?

Wilson DeCamp


I'd like to take my 90-year-old father to a Nats game and would like to drive him up to the door. Can I do that? Also, would a daytime, evening or weekend game be my best bet?

Debbie Franklin


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