Special mat installed at Huntington Beach, providing better access to visitors using wheelchairs

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Thursday, May 6, 2021
Huntington Beach rolls out access mat to water's edge
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Huntington Beach is trying to make it easier for visitors who use wheelchairs to access the sand by installing a special mat that leads all the way to the water's edge.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- In Huntington Beach, accessing the beach is a lot easier now for visitors using wheelchairs thanks to a special mat that was rolled out on the sand.

It's the city's first installation of the Mobi-Mat, which is durable walkway across the sand that leads to the water's edge.

It's also helpful for people pushing baby strollers at the beach.

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