Entries by Zero Project

Innovative Policy of the Day: Public-Private-Partnership for accessibility

In Spain, the world’s biggest public-private partnership between the government (Institute of the Elderly and Social Services, IMSERSO) and civil society (Fundación ONCE) concerning universal accessibility has been established, enabling not only millions of Euros of investment but a continuous flow of information and expertise between all stakeholders. Read more  

Innovative Policy of the Day: Inclusive design of Cape Town’s Bus System

Public transport is notoriously non-accessible for persons with disability, especially in countries with medium or low human development. Cape Town is different: When it became one of the FIFA World Cup 2010 Host Cities, a fully accessible Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network was to be established, including all 35 stations, all 161 bus stops and all 379 […]

Innovative Practice of the Day: PIKSL from Germany

  Persons with intellectual disabilities face digital barriers in nearly every move they make. PIKSL from Germany is not only different, but turns the table around: The PIKSL laboratory aims to empower persons with intellectual disabilities to teach the use of PC and internet to the elderly and to cooperate with scientists. Read More