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 in your area.
Inclusive design is key to foster accessibility. Societies benefit from its principles and its human-centered approach to remove barriers for their citizens with disabilities.
How Cities in North America Communicate Efficiently about Accessible Pedestrian Signals: Good Examples to Follow
Cities spend millions in order to equip intersections with Accessible Pedestrian Signals. How do they let blind or visually impaired pedestrians know of their locations?
The cities of the 21st century promote active mobility and decide to remove traffic lights. But this strongly decreases the sense of safety among the most vulnerable pedestrians such as blind or visually impaired people.
Intellectual Disability, a Little Known and Multidimensional DisabilityIntellectual disability, sometimes called mental retardation, affects 1 to 3% of the global population, which represents approximately 6.5 million people in the United States. Who are they? What...
How Innovation Promises to Revolutionize Accessibility in the New York City Subway With more than 1.5 billion passengers per year, the New York City subway is one of the most used rapid transit systems in the Western world. And it’s also one of the oldest. It...
Accessibility Data Collection: a Huge Challenge for Cities and Transit NetworksIt has been around ten years since we massively adopted the use of GPS on our smartphones. But while this tool is extremely helpful for car journeys, it is much less efficient to calculate...
Hearing Impaired People: a Multitude of Profiles for Different Needs Did you know that hearing impaired people have several profiles and that the way they identify themselves is important? You may be familiar with deaf and hard of hearing people but for each of...
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