The IDeA Center at SUNY Buffalo

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The Spring 2009 IDeA Center Newsletter has been published with stories on the developoment of Universal Design. Among the stories is this report on the extent of press interest i new developments on accessible transportation:

After the Robotic's Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and the IDeA Center at SUNY Buffalo issued press releases announcing that they were awarded the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Accessible Public Transportation (RERC-APT), funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), many other outlets picked up the story. Co-directed by Aaron Steinfeld (RI) and Edward Steinfeld (IDeA Center), the RERC-APT will establish an effective and sustainable process to address high priority transportation needs of people with disabilities using enabling technology and universal design.

For the full article: http://udeworld.com/news/e-newsletter.html#article2

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