News Tagged With: visually-impaired
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November 25, 2013

U.K. town bus drivers launch blind awareness campaign

Bus drivers were blindfolded before having to board their own vehicle and buy a ticket as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the barriers faced by visually impaired or blind passengers.


August 27, 2012

D.C. Metro fare machine accessibility questioned

Farecard vending machines planned for installation at every Metro rail station have no audio feature, which will make them difficult, if not impossible to use for riders who are blind, have impaired vision or cognitive impairments.


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