Improving Public Transit Accessibility through IT

University of Washington

Improve public transit accessibility through transit traveler information system, StopInfo which uses open-source transit app OneBusAway. Target users include those with visual impairments, including blindness, low vision, deaf-blind using smart phones and other mobile devices. The system will provide detailed bus stop information, including shelter, bench availability, real-time bus arrival times in Puget Sound and urban areas.