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On Saturday 3rd December 2016 the CAP4Access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg university led a Wheelmap mapping event on the ocassion of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at Heidelberg.

Wheelmap.org is a map for finding wheelchair accessible places and it is run by one of our CAP4Access project partners, the [...]

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December 3rd is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). In this scope the CAP4Access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg University invites any interested person to a public Wheelmap mapping event on Saturday 3rd December at Heidelberg.
Similiar to previously organized Mapping Events we would like to improve the Wheelmap project [...]

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On Thursday 27 October 2016 the CAP4Access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg university organised a Wheelmap mapping event for SAP volunteers in the course of the “SAP month of service“. Volunteers of SAP already supported us in merging volunteered accessibility data (from Wheelmap.org) and expert accessibility data (from Heidelberg Hürdenlos) last year. This time [...]

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Our efforts related to the mapping of wheelchair accessible places at the Freiwilligentag 2016 in Heidelberg are now part of a short documentary movie made by the FreiwilligenAgentur Heidelberg. The movie focuses on 6 projects promoting social inclusion of disabled people and can be watched on YouTube.

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On the occasion of the Freiwilligentag 2016 (September 17th), organised by the MRN GmbH to realize charitable projects based on volunteer engagement, the CAP4Access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg university contributed by leading a Wheelmap mapping event at Heidelberg. Wheelmap.org is a map for finding wheelchair accessible places and it is run by one [...]

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CAP4Access e-Newsletter No. 4, May 2016
Revised set of tools published
Dear Readers,
The project has entered its third and final year at the start of 2016. After a successful project review in mid-February, the revised set of tools has now been made public. All CAP4Access tools deal with accessibility of the built [...]

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May 5th is the European protest day for equal rights of people with disabilities. In this scope the Heidelberg advisory board of people with disabilities organised an event at the Theaterplatz Heidelberg to raise awareness regarding the needs of disabled people. As in the previous year the CAP4access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg [...]

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Unser CAP4Access Projektpartner, der Berliner Verein Sozialhelden e.V., entwickelt seit mehreren Jahren die online frei verfügbare „Wheelmap.org“. Diese Karte basiert auf der OpenStreetMap und wird von Freiwilligen erstellt, die Informationen über die Barrierefreiheit von Orten, die sie schon selbst besucht haben, eintragen. Die Wheelmap enthält die Ziele, die barrierefrei erreicht werden können, unser OpenRouteService Wheelchair [...]

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On Tuesday 13 October, we have been more than happy to host volunteers of SAP in the course of the “SAP month of service” as our guests. They have supported us to merge volunteered data about accessibility from wheelmap.org and expert data about accessibility from Heidelberg Hürdenlos (a local accessibility platform). Heidelberg Hürdenlos contains more [...]

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Our EU project CAP4Access (MyAccessible.EU) has organized a first international expert workshop during the 5th International Congress on “Tourism for All” in Madrid on 23 September, 2015.
The 5th International Congress on Tourism for All has been held in Madrid from September 23 to 25. The first CAP4Access international expert workshop was organized during this important [...]

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