OpenSidewalk project(s)


Many routing application providers can give a detailed route from start point to destination— except for any non-motorized, pedestrian leg of a journey! The OpenSidewalks project addresses the fact that most cities lack open, consistently formatted, readily available, sidewalk data that supports routing for non-motor travel. As a result of the data crowdsourced by the OpenSidewalks project, we can furnish applications like AccessMap (found at

Universidad San Jorge, Villanueva de Gállego (Spain)
The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology
University of Washington

The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology (TCAT), housed by the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science at University of Washington, develops, translates and deploys open source universally accessible technologies, with a focus on benefiting populations with motor limitations or speech impairment. TCAT’s academic mission is to engage undergraduate design and engineering students in participatory design and inclusive design practices.