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Application giving information about accessibility

WAGIS-SIGMAP-Walkome is an online accessibility geographic information system which provides accessibility information on thoroughfare, public buildings, facilities, public services and transportation. With the help of a GPS equipped mobile phone, citizens are able to calculate their itineraries, which are best adapted to their personal needs and abilities.

“We are making accessibility information available for all”

Rafael MONTES
About the practice at a glance
Name of Innovative Practice:WAGIS-SIGMAP-Walkome
Organisation:ProAsolutions.pt
Country
of origin
Portugal
Beneficiaries targeted Persons with physical disabilities
Approach/ model/ solution:Application that provides citizens information about accessibility

FACTS & FIGURES

  • the project is already in use in 12 portuguese municipalities, each with more than 350.000 inhabitants
  • in 2013 finalist in the Design for All Foundation 2013 Awards under the category “Project Undertaken by a private company or professional“
  • WAGIS-SIGMAP-Walkome was on display in the “Walk 21” conference  that took place in Munich in September 2013
CONTACT

Mr. Rafael MONTES
Centro Empresarial Portugal Global I Rua do Passeio Alegre Nº 20
4150-570 – Porto Portugal
(+351) 220108024
egeral@proasolutions.pt
www.proasolutions.pt/