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Day of Coverage at Launch Event

At the recent launch event for the ClickAndGo narrative map, News Channel 8 attended to capture informative details about this revolutionary technology to share with the public. This story is available at http://www.wjla.com/articles/2014/11/metro-unveils-new-app-for-visually-impaired-108863.html.

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CLB’s ClickAndGo DC Metro Wayfinding Project

The ClickAndGo DC Metro narrative map recently launched at Metro Headquarters, is a joint effort of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, ClickAndGo Wayfinding Maps, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The National Capital Transportation Planning Board contributed to the development of the new project. The app is free to travelers. “Starting…

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Advanced Coverage in The Washington Post about New Technology

The Washington Post reporter, Paul Duggan, visited Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind to learn firsthand about the new travel technology. To read the story, please visit, http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/for-blind-riders-on-metrorail-a-new-web-site-and-phone-app-are-designed-to-lead-the-way/2014/11/04/6a65c33c-644f-11e4-bb14-4cfea1e742d5_story.html.

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New Free Technology Released Today

New Free Technology Released Today Enables Blind, Vision-Impaired To Safely Navigate DC Metro Stations and Routes 100 Routes Into Gallery Place Chinatown Station Is First Deployment In US November 7, 2014, Washington, DC — For the first time, travelers who are blind or visually impaired will have access to a…

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Blind Awareness Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:         Jocelyn Hunter 202-454-6422, office, jhunter@clb.org  Blind Awareness Day Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 WHAT:            A collaboration of blindness organizations in DC in conjunction with the DC’s Office of Disability Rights will host a Blind Awareness Day celebration, a community event organized to highlight a national day…

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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Announces 4th Annual Light the Way 5k Saturday, September 20th

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For Immediate Release       Contact: Jocelyn Hunter Director of Communications (202) 454-6422, office jhunter@clb.org   Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Announces 4th Annual Light the Way 5k Saturday, September 20th   Annual event raises awareness of the capabilities of people who are blind and visually impaired   August…

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