Accessible Pedestrian Signals - Curriculum Development
Easter Seals Project ACTION
February 2002 - February 2004
Objectives: To provide information about Accessible Pedestrian Signals to O&M; specialists, dog guide instructors, travel instructors, traffic engineers and planners, as well as people with disabilities through the development of training modules on APS.
This project will
The curriculum will be piloted at two
conferences in 2003, one on the west coast, and one on the east coast
of the U.S. The conferences will include hands-on experience with APS,
simulation activities during street crossings, videos of APS crossings,
case studies, small group problem-solving sessions, and use of a participant
workbook. It is planned that each conference will have equal numbers of
mobility practitioners and traffic engineers as well as participation
from people with disabilities.
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