News and Updates

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.

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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.

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We Need Your help with Beta Testing! Try it Now!

Let’s change the world, one step at a time You can help us make the world a little better for people with a disability.

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Pedesting Featured in BOMA Building Guide

“What matters to us is that the built environment is not a barrier to access, but rather a place where we can all partake in the city’s bounty,” says Ramji. “To ‘pedest’ is to be equal and be represented in society.”

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Exciting 2022 Pedesting Updates

So much has happened in the world of Pedesting since our last blog post, that it is difficult to know where to begin. As was the case for countless businesses, COVID-19 threw a wrench in the works for Pedesting and our progress, at a critical time in our development. Whilst the whole world was affected by the pandemic, its onset had a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities according to Statistics Canada. 

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The Importance of Building For Everyone

As city-builders, incorporating accessibility into the built environment is one of our topmost priorities, and we know we’re not alone in our hope to see Calgary projects be built with all users in mind.

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Pedesting Community Partnerships

Pedesting is more than an app: it is a community of people who see their respective city as a place for everyone to come together and contribute. The Pedesting community is unified by the belief that a society is best served when everyone is represented, when all citizens are accounted for and able to partake.

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Scout's Honour

Although I’m not currently experiencing a disability, I’ve been an ‘accessibility scout’ for a loved one with a mobility disability and I believe that Pedesting™ will essentially give everyone their very own scout. What do I mean?

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The Pedestrian Problem

Dr. Victoria Fast shares the geographic problem facing all pedestrians. These directions do not consider sidewalks or pedestrian infrastructure. Pedestrian routes are calculated based entirely on the roads. Further, the routes are segmented and missing information that is essential in supporting pedestrian navigation.

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