Accessibility in the sense considered here refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments so as to be usable by people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design and practice of accessible development ensures both "direct access" (i.e. unassisted) and "indirect access" meaning compatibility with a person's assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). Accessibility can be viewed as the "ability to access" and benefit from some system or entity. The concept focuses on enabling access for people with disabilities, or special needs, or enabling access through the use of assistive technology; however, research and development in accessibility …



WRI: World Resources Institute · 6 December 2023 English

This report systematizes the implementation process, challenges, learnings, and results of complete street interventions in eight cities from different regions of Brazil.

dos Campos 85 Rua Voluntários da Pátria: accessibility and revitalization of the urban landscape in car-centered model and the idea that mobility and accessibility are conflicting objectives—for example, that narrow sidewalks for pedestrian flow and accessibility issues one of the most important structuring active modes and qualifying the street for accessibility and attractiveness to improve the public space prioritizing pedestrians, improving local accessibility, public lighting, and urban drainage to improve

WRI: World Resources Institute · 7 October 2023 English

This paper discusses WRI India Ross Center’s experience working in Bengaluru in order to understand the results of its deep engagement through the Sustainable Cities program. It captures a decade …

neighborhood level. These include metro station accessibility plans with development regulations based on the city level), we attempted a quantitative accessibility analysis to measure the change in access to began work under the new Urban Development and Accessibility (UDA) workstream in India. In the same year Starting with a focus on BRT, bus systems, accessibility, and TOD, our work gradually grew to include Intracity Grid (BIG) Indiranagar Station Accessibility Plan & Development Control Regulations (SAP-DCR)

WRI: World Resources Institute · 7 October 2023

This paper discusses WRI’s experience working in Mexico City to understand the results of its deep engagement work in the city, starting as the Center for Sustainable Transportation (Centro de …

Mexico City, we are combining quantitative accessibility analysis and qualitative analysis through interviews Source: Authors’ analysis, based on the Conveyal accessibility tool with data from the National Institute of institution’s contribution to change, the accessibility tool, we found that the average numbers of not the only reason for the increase in job accessibility (other factors might have been economic growth and urban policy, all of which have improved accessibility for urban dwellers (see section ”From Project

Public Citizen · 27 September 2023 English

per year; The relevant excerpt from Swiss Re’s policy • generate more than 30% of their electrici- states: ty from coal; We target a total phase-out of thermal coal • …

is caused by exposure to hazardous As coal’s accessibility through surface mining coal mine dust and is

The Health Foundation · 26 September 2023 English

8 © Ipsos | Health Foundation – Policy Polling Programme Report W4 | September 2023 | PUBLIC Views on funding for the NHS and social care There continues to be …

reader software to help those requiring further accessibility. 80 © Ipsos | Health Foundation – Policy Polling

GGGI: Global Green Growth Institute · 26 September 2023

The result of comparative Economic Analysis The EV retrofitting market can be directly benefited by the promotion of decarbonization strategies and industry New ICE New EV Retrofitted EV innovations and …

lack damages to the vehicle’s drivetrain.67 of accessibility, visibility, and informational campaigns and strategies creates the possibility of further accessibility in indirect strategies for transportation electrification

The Health Foundation · 26 September 2023 English

The NHS should support staff to build the skills, knowledge and dedicated time to design and implement the necessary changes to care delivery. [...] An NHS net zero goal is …

macular eye treatment, simultaneously improving accessibility. By facilitating earlier discharge, an occupational

Clean Energy Canada · 26 September 2023 English

To illustrate the financial implications of various energy-related changes, we calculated the monthly energy bills of two sets of hypothetical neighbours, the first in detached houses and the second in …

annual bills.6 The next steps are to improve the accessibility Put simply, the energy transition isn’t going Clean Energy Canada / A Clean Bill 25 Enhance accessibility Empower customers Governments must also take

US Federal Communications Commission · 25 September 2023 English

James Craig, Accessibility Standards Manager Alternate: Megan Stull, Senior Manager, Regulatory Policy and Government Affairs The Arc Katy Schmid, Director, Education and Technology AT&T Corporation Chief Operating Office National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Richard Ray, Co-Chair, NENA Accessibility Committee. [...] Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Inc. Shadi Abou-Zahra, Principal Accessibility Standards and Policy Manager Alternate: Kristine Manager, Public Policy Apple, Inc. James Craig, Accessibility Standards Manager Alternate: Megan Stull, Senior NBCUniversal Thomas Wlodkowski, Vice President, Accessibility and Multicultural Technology and Product, Comcast Association (NENA) Richard Ray, Co-Chair, NENA Accessibility Committee National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Affairs Alternate: Dennis Selznick, Senior Accessibility Compliance Manager University of Pittsburgh

The Conference Board · 22 September 2023 English

The 2024 Election Rebuilding Trust Elections serve as the cornerstone of democracy, and the trust of the American people in this fundamental aspect of the democratic process is essential to …

we need best practices to ensure fairness, accessibility, and reliability. • The 2024 presidential election

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