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Travel by Pedestrians who are Blind or Visually Impaired and Accessible Pedestrian Signals

This section provides a definition of accessible pedestrian signals and an overview of their use. It also provides demographic information about individuals who are blind and visually impaired, and types of vision loss.

Travel techniques are explained and the effect of changes in traffic control and signalization on the travel of pedestrians who are blind or visually impaired is discussed.


Accessible Pedestrian Signals
Blindness and Vision Loss
How people who are blind or visually impaired travel
How people who are blind or visually impaired cross streets
Changes in the travel environment
Effect of signalization changes


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