Chris Alfano (Administrator) Unlock Philly Buzz

Elevating Accessibility on Mass Transit

Hoping to give people who rely escalators and elevators to get in and out of stations a better picture of the accessibility issues they’re facing, Tyack created an app called Unlock Philly.

Available through web browsers on computers and smartphones, the app automatically culls together accessibility information at SEPTA rail stations — including issues like broken elevators — onto an easy-to-read map. That data comes from SEPTA’s website.

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