Easter Seals Project ACTION is hosting a free webinar on April 20th that focuses on the importance of wayfinding technology for increasing access to public transportation for individuals with disabilities. Mohammad Yousuf, of the Federal Highway Administration, will introduce the event.
Implementing Wayfinding Technology in Public Transit: The BART System from Three Perspectives, will take place at 2 p.m. EDT on April 20th. The session will use the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system as a case study on how a transit system can implement wayfinding technology to make public transportation more accessible for riders. Registration deadline: April 18th.
This session will be a case study of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in California, and the wayfinding technologies that have been implemented to make the system more accessible. Ike Nnaji, ADA Compliance Officer for BART, will speak about the steps that have been taken. David Jackson, a member of the BART Accessibility Taskforce will speak about his experiences as a BART rider, and the impact wayfinding technology has on his travels. Greg Kehret and Joshua Miele will present their work on creating audio/tactile maps of BART stations.
Contact Krystian Boreyko at (800) 659-6428 or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about content and registration.