A Profile on Inclusive Urban Design Initiatives


People with guide dogs are shown using tactile aluminium signs that feature street names and building numbers in both braille and large, raised lettering.


In the article, "Smart Cities Built for Everyone, Innovations in Accessible & Inclusive Urban Design", Darren Bates, LLC, describes how "redesigning our urban environments to be as welcoming as possible has never been more important."
Great to see Luke Anderson's StopGap Foundation identified as a key initiative in making the City of Toronto's built environment more inclusive, especially throughout the retail environment and as the article describes, promoting "accessible community space" in our city.
Visit SPH's website frequently to keep up to date on international inclusive design initiatives and resources!