There are approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of vision impairment in the world.
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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?
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