News and Updates
Varied Spectrums Of Accessibility: What Accessibility Mean To People With Different Disabilities
We are happy to share the voices of Joanne Dorn, Executive Director of Cerebral Palsy, Alberta, Taylor Bauer, Coordinator, Awareness and Community Outreach AB/NWT, Canadian National Institute for the blind (CNIB) and representatives from the Hear and Deaf Alberta. They discuss what accessibility means to each disability they are working for and how to make our communities more accessible.
IncluCity & Pedesting: Exclusive Interview on Technology for Accessibility
In celebration of the National Accessibility Awareness Week 2023, Pedesting collaborated with IncluCity, a Calgary based organization working towards inclusive design through user testing. The interview-based conversation hosted by Nabeel Ramji, co-founder of Pedesting with the guests, Uriel Karerwa and Sydney Harder from IncluCity revolves around how technology can be made inclusive to ensure accessibility for everyone.
2023 Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD): A Conversation on Accessibility & Stereotypes
The Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is observed across the globe in May 2023. With the sole aim of educating and creating awareness around accessibility GAAD was first implemented in the year May 2012. At Pedesting, we believe that accessibility is a human right and work towards making it a reality for everyone in need.
What Is Digital Accessibility? A Quick Guide
It is often possible to mistake accessibility as limited to ramps and push buttons, but it is far beyond that. One of the most common places to undermine accessibility requirements is the web. But it has a huge impact on the user experience. In this second blog of the series- Pedesting Guide to Accessibility Series, we bring to you a quick guide to web content accessibility.
Why Is IDEA Important and How Pedesting Can Help in Implementing It?
This article is a quick guide to what IDEA is, why it is important, benefits and how Pedesting can help in implementing it for Calgary’s businesses, institutes, and organizations. The article also explores the insights shared by the panelists.
Try Our Latest Beta - May 2023
In anticipation of our public launch later this month, we are delighted to release our latest beta version for Pedesting on iOS and Android. Find download instructions by clicking on our latest blog post.
Pedesting's FAQ's and How You Can Get Involved
What does the Pedesting app do? The Pedesting mobile app is a navigation tool to assist pedestrians with disabilities find accessible routes through the built environment of our cities and inside key buildings such as municipal buildings, commercial and retail buildings, arts and sports venues, university buildings and airports, etc.
Pedesting Co-Founder, Nabeel Ramji Has Been Made Into a Minecraft Character
The City of Calgary in partnership with the Calgary Board of Education and Microsoft has launched Level Up Season 2 of the Minecraft Design Challenge this week.
We Are Gifting $50 Gift Cards to 25 of Our Supporters
Find out how you can receive a $50 Amazon gift card from Pedesting for helping us test the app.