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Sight Line: Designing Better Streets for People with Low Vision

Description:

Study by British researches that evaluates the needs of people with visual impairments and how those needs may be better addressed in the design of public spaces. The study focuses on people who use long canes and guide dogs, and includes information that will help create more accessible street design.

Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Community Design, Disability, Environmental Health, Injury Prevention, Land Use, Traffic Safety, Transportation Planning

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

Submitted:

05/26/2011

Modified:

04/18/2014

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