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Cap4access - Collective Awareness Platforms for Improving Accessibility in European Cities & Regions

The objective of CAP4Access is to develop methods and tools for collectively gathering and sharing spatial information relevant to accessibility.

The objective of CAP4Access is to develop and pilot-test methods and tools for collectively gathering and sharing spatial information relevant to accessibility, with the aim to foster awareness of barriers for individuals with limited mobility and to encourage actions for removing such barriers. 

VIDEO: http://myaccessible.eu/myaccessible-eu-video

The project will develop a range of tools and methods for 

(a) Documentation, annotation and discussion of locations/places and routes/streets  within the built environment according to their accessibility/ suitability for individuals with limited physical mobility; 

(b) Visualising the data in ways which are intuitive and highly attractive for a wide range of target users;

(c) Route planning and navigation for people with limited mobility; 

(d) Creating awareness and preparing effective measures at local level for eliminating barriers for people with limited mobility.

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Section: Technology and Knowledge

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Type: Research

Program: FP7

Submission Date: 01/2013

Project Status: Finished

Project Duration: 36 months

Start/End: 01/2014 - 12/2016

Website: http://myaccessible.eu/

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