Author: peachadmin

Hitting folks over the head with quick fixes for accessibility

Our friend Milena Khazanavicius runs into things like this on the street. Every. Single. Day.  These obstacles are impossible to avoid for persons who use canes or guide dogs because they do not detect obstacles way above the ground. About 7% of Nova Scotians have some type of visual impairment, which adds up to be about 65,000 people. If […]

HRM Audible Crossings

Pedestrian safety is a key component of inclusive, sustainable communities. The mobility of persons between destinations and within their communities is largely impacted by the quality and composition of sidewalks, street crossings, lighting, and other street infrastructure. For persons with physical, sensory, or cognitive impairments, remaining safe as a pedestrian can be particularly challenging if […]