Accessibility November 15, 2017
Hyderabad starts tactile pavements for the blind on city roads
The municipal officials of Hyderabad are busy making changes in the city in every possible way before the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 (GES) that will be held by the end of this month.
Tactile walking surface along some roads are being used to help visually impaired walkers.
Till now, tactile pavements have been used only in bus stops, railway stations and airports in the city.
For the first time, it is being done on city roads and built on both sides.
The surface has block tiles and bars in the middle and on the side to make it easy for the blind to identify them with the help of their walking stick or feet.
It will also help sighted people to walk easily without problems.
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