Skip Link
29 Jul 22

Can I Cross the Street? Considerations for a Blind Pedestrian

An Interview with Dona Sauerburger, COM This interview was conducted by NADTC staff Ken Thompson with Dona Sauerburger.  Dona is a certified orientation and mobility (O&M) specialist, providing O&M to adults in their communities in Maryland and DC. She has had a special interest in preparing people who are blind or have low vision to…

01 Nov 21

Can We Walk or Wheel There Yet? Examining the Progress (or lack thereof) in Planning for Accessible Pedestrian Infrastructure

Guest Blogger – Dr. Yochai Eisenberg is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Disability and Human Development and Great Lakes ADA Center researching barrier-removal planning and mobility among people with disabilities. Across the U.S, communities big and small are supporting walking and wheeling by constructing more accessible walking infrastructure….

20 Dec 18

A Closer Look at Community Accessibility: Arlington County’s Walk-and-Talk

NADTC thanks Pamela Van Hine of Arlington County, Virginia, for this interview. Pamela participated in NADTC’s 2018 Accessible Pedestrian Pathways mini-course and used ideas from the course for a September walkability audit conducted by the county’s Disability Advisory Commission (DAC) and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC).  Background On September 22, 2018, the Arlington County Disability Advisory…