Accessible Aggieland: GIS Team’s Award-Winning Work Improves Texas A&M’s Aggie Map

Business News for Bryan - College Station, Texas

Navigating the 5,200-acre Texas A&M University campus just got a little simpler for Aggies with disabilities, thanks to recent improvements made to the Texas A&M Aggie Map.

Students, faculty and staff on an interdisciplinary development GIS Team successfully designed new features for the map, which now includes campus navigation via walking and biking — for visitors, students, faculty and staff of all abilities.

Texas A&M’s Aggie Map has been enhanced to offer routing services to/from anywhere to anywhere on and off campus, with a brand new mobile interface designed for modern phones. Those who use mobility devices can use the interface to find routes that easily guide them to accessible entrances via accessible routes on the Aggie Map, avoiding obstacles such as curbs and stairs.

Texas A&M is committed to maintaining an accessible campus community and complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and now the official map…

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