Are your pedestrian crossings safe for blind people? How do people with disability cross the road safely?
Our experts analyze all the good practices in terms of pedestrian road crossing of your area.
Never heard of smombies before? It will soon be a word employed in your everyday life. Smombie is actually the blend of the words smartphone and zombie and is used to describe a person who’s watching their phone while walking in the streets.
After World War II, cars’ supremacy started to shape Northern American cities. It was not until the early 1970s that some states began to design the urban space with all users in mind to make transportation network safer and more efficient. This is how Complete Streets-like policy was born. So what are Complete Streets policies and above all why do they matter for disabled people?
In a city where around 50,000 blind people have difficulties getting around, Ottawa accessibility design standards have been developed to encourage diversity, remove physical barriers and provide solutions embracing the principles of “universal design”.
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