Some Upper East Side residents on Monday complained about plans to increase the number of audible crosswalk signals for the blind, calling the signals “noise pollution.”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday signed legislation that will improve access to taxis for the visually impaired.
Some New York City taxis are getting technology to help visually impaired riders make sure they’re not being taken for a ride.
There was a spirited send off for a 24-hour bike relay across the five boroughs of New York City where half the riders are visually impaired.
The system combines sounds, voice, and tactile sensation and was unveiled Wednesday by Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
In this segment of Eye On New York, we learn about the amazing work done by seeing eye dogs, and how they aid the visually impaired.