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Reading Time: 7 minutes differently abled

5 Initiatives Working To Make Cities Accessible For The Differently Abled

Beyond the efforts of big corporations such as Google, here are 5 on-the-ground initiatives that sprung from the life experiences of differently abled individuals and have been working to fill in the gaps in city mapping and planning to accommodate those that are differently abled.
Reading Time: 2 minutes wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair Accessibility Comes to Google Maps in 7 Cities

Google Drive product manager Rio Akasaka said that Google prioritizes accessibility and inclusion for all in their services, but “it’s often facilitated by whether or not there’s a legal requirement, or some kind of requirement we need to adhere to.”
Reading Time: 4 minutes City in Motion details the challenges of transport in Cairo's 6 of October City.

Study: “City In Motion,” Housing And Transport In 6 October City

In a report titled City in Motion, The Built Environment Observatory explores the spatial distribution of urban transport services in one of Cairo’s satellite city suburbs, 6 October City, examining the degree to which these services are accessible and affordable to its residents.