Wheelmap Texts & Quotes
Would you like to report about Wheelmap? Here you can find facts and figures as well as quotes by the Wheelmap inventor and activist Raúl Krauthausen.
The Wheelmap Logo
Reporting about people with disabilities
With the Sozialhelden project Leidmedien.de we give practical tips (in German) for reporting about people with disabilities. That way reporters can avoid having accidentally “bound” a wheelchair user to his or her wheelchair.
Latest press release
PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, TATTOO STUDIOS AND MORE – WE HAVE 27 NEW NODE TYPES
We rang in the new year by expanding Wheelmap once again. A bunch of node types have been added with attractive new icons for you to discover and map in your neighborhood. And due to popular demand, the long awaited node type “physical therapist” is among those now included.
“Ramp it up!” – 10 portable ramps for shops in the UK
One in five high street shops in the UK are not accessible for wheelchair users because they have steps at their entrance – a problem our partner Mapping for Change wants to tackle. Starting on December 3 the organization will give 10 portable ramps to businesses that have one or two steps at the entrance.
Update of the iOS and Android app
Right in time for the start of the event #MapMyDay we improved the Wheelmap apps for iOS and Android. The IT developers of the Wheelmap briefly summarize what’s new.
MapMyDay 2016 promotes a “Tourism for All”
MapMyDay on September 27 – People worldwide are invited again to become part of the international mapping movement. This time, the campaign promotes more accessibility in tourism.
MapMyDay 2016 kicks off on World Tourism Day
After the huge success of the last MapMyDay in December 2015 we are calling on everyone near and far to mark places in their neighborhood on the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, 2016.
Organize a Mapping Event or your own #MapMyDay
Tips for wheelchair users visiting Berlin
Become a Wheelmap Ambassador
Wheelmap info for the press
Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Information
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