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November 16, 2021

New! Year 1 Impact Report

Front page of the accessible CREATE impact report with highlights and photos from research

A whirlwind year of accessible technology research, education, collaboration, fundraising and recognition is highlighted in CREATE’s Year 1 Impact Report.


September 21, 2021

Reimagining Mobility: Urban Accessibility – from Crowdsourcing to AI

Sign up for the Conversations In December 2021, CREATE faculty Anat Caspi and Jon Froehlich discussed the innovative ways they are using AI, crowdsourcing, and translational research to reimagine urban accessibility. Teams from the UW Makeability Lab and the UW Taskar Center for Accessible Technology have worked to develop and deploy tools like AccessMaps, OpenSidewalks,…


September 14, 2021

Reimagining Mobility: Collecting Data. Creating Plans. Removing Barriers?

On November 18, 2021 Dr. Yochai Eisenberg shared successes and challenges in the pursuit of accessible pedestrian networks. We discussed community mobility as it relates to accessible pathways, use of public transportation, and modes of travel to destinations. Dr. Eisenberg described a systematic mobility evaluation, detailed some of the findings, and shared the conclusion that…


Reimagining Mobility: Inclusive Architecture

On October 13, 2021 Karen Braitmayer shared images from her experience of— and critical goals for— inclusive architecture. Noting that the best and brightest designers might come in bodies that are different than employers expect, she called for design schools to welcome students with disabilities and for design firms to hire and support the careers…