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.
In a post-COVID world, great cities face new challenges: maintaining services to citizens while limiting
the spread of the pandemic. Among the population, blind and visually impaired persons are
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?
Accessibility for All: Why Removing Barriers Benefits Us AllFor sure, accessibility for all isn’t something to take lightly. And neither is it something that can easily be discarded considering that over 1 billion people in the world have disabilities. We, as world’s...
The Montreal Metro on the Way to Universal AccessibilityWith 1.36 million passengers per day, the Montreal metro is the first network in Canada and the third in North America behind New York City and Mexico City. The network, which was inaugurated on October 14, 1966...
How to Guarantee a Seamless Mobility Chain to Users with Disabilities?Whether you are a subway network operator, an architect, a roadway manager or a museum director, guaranteeing a seamless mobility chain to your users isn’t the conundrum you’d expect. Having an...
What You Need to Do to Ensure Accessibility for Deaf People at Public VenuesIf your venue welcomes and receives people then accessibility for deaf people isn’t something to take lightly! How can your venue be accessible to the hearing impaired? What do you need to...
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