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Ideas to make our cities more accessible

Our favourite ideas from our most recent #CityTalk to help create a more accessible urban world.

Open Data

How to make the most of Open Data opportunities?

[ September 19, 2012; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] “Over the next decade, cities will continue to grow larger at a rapid pace. At the same time, new technologies will unlock massive streams of data about cities and their residents. As these forces collide, they will turn every city into a unique civic laboratory—a place where technology is adapted in novel ways to meet local needs.” Anthony Townsend


Making the case for Accessible Cities

[ August 29, 2012; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Cities are rightly celebrated for being diverse areas where people of different abilities and cultures can co-exist. However, creating accessible cities through spaces and experiences for residents and visitors with wildly different abilities can be difficult.