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.
Category Archives: Tourism
How design can make the world more accessible to everyone
From my office overlooking Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in the Carnegie Mansion in New York City, I can see the daily flow of visitors from all walks of life entering our historic garden—a rare gem of enclosed green space in the city.
Introducing Design Exchange: Explore the world with InVision
Nothing inspires the creative spirit, broadens perspectives, and breaks down bias like travel.
All Wheels Up
All Wheels Up currently is the only organization in the world advocating for Wheelchair Accessible Air Travel and crash testing Wheelchairs for Commercial Flight.
Airline Accessibility Remains An Issue
Barbara Ball and her husband have traveled extensively: Greece, France, Italy, the Bahamas and all over the United States, to name a few.
The Modesto, Calif. resident feels fortunate to have visited so many places before a blood clot in her right leg led to its amputation five years ago.
Making a Splash: Better Tourism though Universal Design
The NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland), have returned to Ireland victorious after their tourism accessibility standard, I.S.373, was named Most Innovative Policy by the Zero Project, at an awards ceremony at the United Nations Building in Vienna, Austria. – See more at: http://www.failteireland.ie/Utility/News-Features/News-Library/Making-a-Splash-Better-Tourism-though-Universal-De.aspx#sthash.URH0faIl.dpuf
Accessibility Barriers Stall the $17-Billion Disability Travel Market, Survey Says
APEX Insight: A survey by the Open Doors Organization says that travelers with disabilities contribute $17.3 billion to the industry every year. As the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 25th anniversary, we examine the efforts of airlines and airports to accommodate all travelers. – See more at: http://apex.aero/2015/08/05/air-travel-passengers-with-disabilities#sthash.1zt4Qj5s.dpuf