Rio's Story

Developing Accessible Routes for Google Maps
In 2009, Sasha Blair-Goldensohn was commuting to work through Central Park when an unfortunate accident changed his life and his worldview. Hear Sasha’s story and learn how he teamed up with fellow Googlers Dianna and Rio to collaboratively develop accessible routing in Google Maps. Accessibility should be built into your app from the ground up. Read more about the The General Transit Feed Specification.
-- Rio Akasaka
Product Manager, Google

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