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Accessible publishing

Accessible publishing is an approach to publishing and book design whereby books and other texts are made available in alternative formats designed… Expand
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2018
2018
This paper will discuss the requirements and environment surrounding accessibility in Higher Ed institutions in the U.S., and… Expand
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2018
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2018
This paper gives an overview of the accessibility features on the BNP Paribas Fortis ATM’s (Automatic Teller Machines). This… Expand
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2017
2017
Visually-impaired persons (VIPs) have employed tactility as a rich medium of interaction, exemplified by the ubiquity of braille… Expand
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2014
2014
This paper presents a critical analysis of the current socio-economic situation associated with the technology used by disabled… Expand
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2014
2014
Social media offers a targeted way for mainstream technology companies to communicate with people with disabilities about the… Expand
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2011
2011
A valuable body of research and best practices has been developed to address Web Accessibility to insure that all users of the… Expand
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2007
2007
........................................................................................................................................................ II ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... III AUTHORSHIP .................................................................................................................................................... V TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................................................... VI LIST OF FIGURES ............................................................................................................................................ IX LIST OF TABLES............................................................................................................................................... X NOMENCLATURE ........................................................................................................................................... XI EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ............................................................................................................................... XII CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................ 1 2.1 THE MELBOURNE TRAM SYSTEM .................................................................................................................. 4 2.2 DISABLED PASSENGERS................................................................................................................................. 8 2.3 DISABILITY STANDARDS ............................................................................................................................ 11 2.3.1 Disability Discrimination Act 1992 ................................................................................................... 11 2.3.2 Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport ........................................................................ 12 2.4 TRAM ACCESSIBILITY EFFORTS ................................................................................................................... 14 2.4.1 Current Government Initiatives ........................................................................................................... 14 2.4.2 Ongoing Work in the Tram System ...................................................................................................... 15 2.4.3 Accessible Tram Stop Program ........................................................................................................... 18 2.5 MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF THE ATSP ............................................................................................. 19 2.5.1 Department of Infrastructure .............................................................................................................. 19 2.5.2 Yarra Trams ....................................................................................................................................... 21 2.5.3 VicRoads ............................................................................................................................................ 21 2.5.4 Local Government Councils ................................................................................................................ 22 2.6 SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................................. 24 CHAPTER 3: METHODOLOGY ..................................................................................................................... 25 3.1 EXAMINE CURRENT DEPLOYMENT OF ACCESSIBLE TRAM STOPS .................................................................. 27 3.1.1 Field Case Studies .............................................................................................................................. 27 3.1.2 Map Creation ..................................................................................................................................... 28 3.2 OBTAINING STAKEHOLDER INPUT ................................................................................................................ 29 3.2.1 Department of Infrastructure Contacts ................................................................................................ 30 3.2.3 VicRoads Contact ............................................................................................................................... 31 3.2.4 Councils ............................................................................................................................................. 31 3.2.5 Disability Advocate Groups ................................................................................................................ 32 3.3 DEVELOPMENT OF CRITERIA AND RATING SYSTEM ...................................................................................... 33 3.3.1 Criteria .............................................................................................................................................. 33 3.3.2 Rating System ..................................................................................................................................... 34 3.4 PRIORITIZATION OF TRAM STOPS ................................................................................................................. 34 3.5 SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................................. 36 CHAPTER 4: EXAMINE CURRENT DEPLOYMENT OF ACCESSIBLE TRAM STOPS .......................... 37 4.1 PREVIOUS RATING METHOD (T1-T5) ........................................................................................................... 37 4.2 PRELIMINARY FIELD VISITS ......................................................................................................................... 38 4.2.1 Route 70 ............................................................................................................................................. 38 4.2.2 Route 86 ............................................................................................................................................. 40 4.2.3 Route 64 ............................................................................................................................................. 42 4.3 OPTIONS FOR SIDEWALK STOPS ................................................................................................................... 44 4.3.1 Easy Access Stops ............................................................................................................................... 44 
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2005
2005
Research paper submitted to economics department. university of Nairobi in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree… Expand
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2005
2005
Universal web design is the practice of designing and developing web content that is accessible to the broadest possible audience… Expand
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1984
1984
Abstract Aspects of needs and values as expressed by users as well as different search strategies applied by librarians and users… Expand
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