Scared spaces

Guide Dogs  – Rachel Kitchen

Scared Spaces

woman walking with assistance dog

Image courtesy of Guide Dogs for the Blind Assoc.

Publication date: 2017
Ranking: useful

This report of a survey into shared space in the UK looked at the experiences of all road users comparing their views on shared space versus traditional streets.

Participants self-selected to take part.

It highlights the desire amongst visually impaired people to have key elements found in a traditional street environment, notably  controlled crossing points, tactile paving and raised kerbs. It provides an interesting range of views though and doesn’t just focus on disabled people.




To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Burghfield Common
Berkshire, RG7 3YG

Telephone: 0118 983 5555

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