During the period of the Empire, the Romans launched an ambitious plan to build a communications network from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea, and including the British Isles and the Back Sea. Most of these roads were still being used during the following millennium and even longer. Some are still used today.
A person in a wheelchair is a pedestrian but can travel in the street in the direction of automobile traffic. Some associations are now demanding accessibility improvements in pavements so that nobody will have to “place their life at risk”