The MTA is testing more than a dozen new ways to help disabled commuters at Brooklyn’s busy Jay St/MetroTech subway station, and the agency hopes riders will give them input on what works and what doesn’t.
Christ United Methodist Church (CUMC) reached out to the IDEA Center to assess and provide recommendations to improve their wayfinding system. The final product was a clear and well-organized wayfinding system for CUMC that reduces the physical and cognitive burden on visitors and members of all abilities.
The Richardson Olmsted Complex existing walking tour needed an update. The IDeA Center developed a fully accessible Android application that allows visitors of all abilities to access the rich content of the Richardson Olmsted campus.
Researcher Victoria Fast looks at how spatial data can improve routing for people with disabilities
Today I released Access, my short documentary about accessibility. It follows Cory Joseph through a typical day, showing how he uses his smartphone, Braille display, tactile watch, and guide dog (named Vine) to navigate the world.
For those with specific sensory experiences — from deafness and blindness to autism — the design of spaces can help or hinder. Increasingly, architects and clients are working together to create environments that are more inclusive than ever before
A talk with the designer behind some of North America’s most famous subways, walkways, zoos—and pretty much any other place people need help finding their way around.
The Amherst Center for Senior Services has installed new signs and a color-coding system to help its members navigate the 53,000-square-foot facility.
The archetype visual language of signs. All members of Elpida Home, are identified not only by their title, but an explanatory illustration as well.
Blindways is a new app developed by the Perkins School of Blind to crowdsource precise locations to help blind people find bus stops.