Study: E-Bikes Can Help Seniors and People With Disabilities — If They Can Overcome Barriers to Riding
There's lots of potential, but anyone hoping to get seniors and the disabled riding must first understand their concerns and barriers.
BART’s ‘Tactile Guideways’ Help Visually Impaired People Navigate
Wayfinding on public transit can be challenging enough for people with 20/20 vision. For the blind and visually impaired, tactile and audible cues are essential.
SF Advocates Explore How Enhancing Disability Access on Transit Helps for Everyone
BART was the first accessible transit system in the country. Advocates want Bay Area transit agencies to do better at keeping buses and trains accessible for all.
Why Sustainable Transportation Advocates Need to Talk About Long COVID
Covid-19 transformed many U.S. cities' approach to sustainable transportation forever. But how did it transform the lives of sustainable transportation advocates who developed lasting symptoms from the disease?
American Streets May Soon Get Their First Accessible Design Standards from the Feds
The ADA has been the law for 33 years. Why has it taken this long to write strong guidelines to implement it on U.S. streets?
Why American Cities Still Aren’t Accessible After 33 Years of the ADA
The Americans with Disabilities Act has made a positive impact on the built environment — but there's so much more left to be done.