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Visually Impaired

Some UES Residents Think Pedestrian Signals For Blind Are Too NoisySome 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.”
New Legislation Requires Better Access To Taxis For Visually ImpairedMayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday signed legislation that will improve access to taxis for the visually impaired.
NYC Taxis Getting New Technology To Help Visually ImpairedSome New York City taxis are getting technology to help visually impaired riders make sure they're not being taken for a ride.
Blind Cyclists On Their Way In 24-Hour Relay Across NYCThere 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.
NYC Unveils New System To Help Visually Impaired, Seniors Get Around TownThe system combines sounds, voice, and tactile sensation and was unveiled Wednesday by Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.
Eye On New York: Seeing Eye DogsIn 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.
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