Nos Projets

Research Stream: Navigation and Pedestrian Environment Accessibility

The Stakeholders Walkability / Wheelability Audit in Neighbourhoods (SWAN) tool is a neighbourhood-built environment audit tool which facilitates participant-led evaluations of selected street segments which influence mobility. The concentration of this project is to modify the SWAN tool to account for neighbourhood features which impact the mobility and participation of individuals living with sensory or cognitive disability.

 

Contact Person: Atiya Mahmood, amahmood[at]sfu.ca

This project will review best practices and evaluate the tools for improving the accessibility of the streetscapes, including Tactile Walking Surface Indicators, signalized crossings, bus stop info communication, navigation to mid-bloc and T-intersection crossings, transitions between shared and separated sidewalks. 

 

Contact Person: Delphine Labbé, dlabbe[at]uic.edu

The purpose of this study is to explore how non-profit organizations and municipalities have adapted their service delivery and programming for people with disabilities or considered the impact of environmental changes and policies on these individuals during the global COVID pandemic. 

 

Contact Person: Ben Mortenson, ben.mortenson[at]ubc.ca

Research Stream: Transportation Accessibility

This project will analyze existing active transportation policies across municipalities. 

 

Contact Person: Delphine Labbé, dlabbe[at]uic.edu

The general purpose of this project is to develop indicators for efficacy of programs in transportation or cities.

 

Contact Person: Marie-Eve Lamontagne, marie-eve.lamontagne[at]fmed.ulaval.ca

The purpose of the study is to conduct an analysis of interactions and relationships between all MAP team members, researchers (12) and partners, who are considered a network as a whole. 

 

Contact Person: Marie-Eve Lamontagne, marie-eve.lamontagne[at]fmed.ulaval.ca

Research Stream: Social Accessibility

This project will focus on identifying best practices, assessing the capacity building needs, and evaluating the collaboration between the cities and the advisory committees.

Contact Person: Alfiya Battalova, alfiya.battalova[at]ubc.ca

This project will develop training for service providers to address biases around intersectional categories (e.g., race and disability, disability and gender, disability and sexual orientation).

 

Contact Person: Ben Mortenson, ben.mortenson[at]ubc.ca

The aim of the project is to assess the accessibility of the online resources of associations delivering services to people with traumatic brain injury.

 

Contact Person: Marie-Eve Lamontagne, marie-eve.lamontagne[at]fmed.ulaval.ca