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MTC 2016 Awards: Braile and Tactile Maps

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Doris W. Kahn Accessible Transportation Award recognizes individuals or organizations that have helped make the Bay Area transportation network work better for seniors or persons with disabilities. This year’s Kahn award goes to Dr. Joshua Miele of the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute and Greg Kehret of LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired for inventing and developing Braille and tactile maps that allow blind and visually impaired persons to navigate in BART and Muni Metro stations.