In September, we shared how you can help millions by adding wheelchair accessibility information to Google Maps and you came out in full force—thanks for rising to the occasion! We’ll be sharing more details later this month — so keep an eye on your email — but here’s a look back at the past month:
We shared a series of videos that highlighted the unique stories of people who use wheelchairs around the world, from Michelle in Chicago to Hirokazu in Tokyo.
Check out Hirokazu’s story about his aspiring Formula 1 race car career before a terrible car crash:
You — yes, you, Local Guides — answered our call to action and organized 216 meet-ups (and counting) around the world.
Caption: Three images: Left to right: Local Guides in Santiago exploring the neighborhood, in Tokyo posting mid meet-up, and in New York taking photos of businesses’ doors to add to Google Maps.
While we all made a huge impact, there’s still more to do. We hope you’ll join us by:
Continuing to talk about accessibility issues with one another here on Connect and beyond