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For a person with diminished or no vision or hearing, the first steps to a livable community are literally safe steps. Being able to securely navigate sidewalks, cross streets and ride public transportation are keys to independence and mobility. These tools and technologies can help meet the needs of people of all ages and abilities.

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Truncated dome surfaces on a sidewalk warn people with vision impairment that they're approaching a street.

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