For people that are unable to visit areas and venues within Calgary in person, create virtual reality tours of those areas.
Update the Plus 15 systems with consideration of universal design to to improve accessibility for all, to help overcome visible and not so visible barriers to accessing the network.
Controlled pedestrian crosswalks should be standardized across the city. That is, the lamps should be placed either on the north or south side of the street, and east or west side of the avenues.
For example, if I walk down 15 Ave SW from 8 St to 14 St, I use two controlled crosswalks. But one is on the south side (8 St) and the other is on the north (14 St).
Make the zoo free for those wearing cowboy gear during Stampede.
To encourage connections between people of different backgrounds. Gather people together. One person has flowers, they take the flowers to a stranger and ask them a question they've always wanted the answer to. The person answers the question and gets the flowers. And they repeat. (this idea is from my table at the civicinnovationyyc launch.
Over 385 thousand sighted people have signed up to provide assistance, yet only 30 thousand people are receiving help.
We could help spread awareness of tools like these to assist more visually impaired people in being even more able, resourceful, and creative... more »
Light the peace bridge in red and green during the Christmas season.