Inclusive Smart City
What is a Smart City? How does is it improve the well-being of its inhabitants? We often hear that data is a the heart of a Smart City but how does it work exactly?
You will discover that Smart City revolves around other fascinating topics such as: accesssiblity, mobility, Tech for Good, inclusive city…
Let’s get inspired to build a more accessible and connected city of tomorrow!
Find out how you can guarantee users with disabilities a seamless mobility chain throughout their whole trip thanks to easy solutions!
Take a ride with us and discover the best practices on subway accessibility with examples from all over the world!
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.
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?
On the occasion of the Summer Olympic Games in 2020, the Japanese capital is playing host to nearly 500,000 tourists and 4,400 Paralympic athletes from August 24 to September 9, 2020. The city has already experienced the excitement related to such an event in 1964 but this time the challenge for Tokyo will be to welcome thousands of people who will flock from all over the world to attend this unique event.
Currently in Australia, it has been estimated that approximately 357,000 people are either blind or experience some form of vision impairment. This number has been projected to increase to 564,000 by 2030. Taking into consideration these statistics, how can the City of Brisbane improve street navigation of people living with some form of visual limitation?
Blindness, Low Vision, What Are the Different Forms of Visual Disability? Approximately 12 million American people are affected by a visual disability and no less than 253 million people in the world. Who are they? What are their needs? How can we facilitate...
Paratransit Services for People with Disabilities: Yes You Can Reduce Their CostsAs a chief executive officer of a transit authority, you know how challenging it is to provide a reliable public transit system to all riders. And how expensive it is to set up...
At What Intersections Should You Install Accessible Pedestrian Signals? When you install accessible pedestrian signals, you first need to ask yourself where exactly they are needed. Are there any intersections blind and visually impaired pedestrians particularly...
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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