The Urbanist

The accessible city

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15 September 2022

Episode 570

30 minutes


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We look at some of the ways that research and technology can help to remove barriers in our cities, to make them more accessible to all.

15 September 2022

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Chapter 1

10 minutes


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Chapter 1

Routing for accessibility

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Anat Caspi from the Taskar Center for Accessible Technology describes the difficulties in mapping routes for those with different mobility needs and his organisation’s novel solution to the problem.

10 minutes

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Chapter 2

8 minutes


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Chapter 2

Autism-friendly cities

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Magda Moustafa discusses how we can design with neurodivergence in mind to make for more autism-friendly cities.

8 minutes

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Chapter 3

8 minutes


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Chapter 3

Audio wayfinding

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Idan Meir explains Right Hear, the app hoping to bring audio wayfinding solutions to those with visual impairments.

8 minutes

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