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Autonomous Vehicles (AVs), Accessibility, and the Workplace

On November 2, 2015, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released Self-Driving Cars: Mapping Access to a Technology Revolution. The report observes that Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) are an opportunity for people with disabilities to increase their autonomy and economic development. This technology can be used by the disability community on an individual basis or by expanding current public transportation systems. Public... more »

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Hub and Spoke System with Self-Driving Cars

Consider establishing a hub-and-spoke system, with public, mass-transportation "busses" equipped to handle wheelchairs, hover-rounds, etc. that have community stops equipped with bathrooms. To get to these "hub" areas of mass-transportation, fund or encourage the use of self-driving cars for those with disabilities to get from their homes, to the mass transit points, and then back home at the end of the day. The cars... more »

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Integrate Housing and Transportation Info into online Job Search

Most modern jobhunting sites use a vague geographical locator to filter choices. In a large urban area, this may result in an overwhelming number of choices. The user should be able to filter these choices, not simply by distance or city, but by travel mode choices -- that is, is the job on a transit route? Pedestrian accessible? Online job listing sites should provide this service, but if not, it would be possible for... more »

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