> That's geat! You're a wonderful ally.
> I've put some resources and description on
> I hope it helps those who may be new to the concepts.
> One of the key criteria for success of universal designs is building
> the concepts in at the very beginning. I'm glad that Citizen Space is
> being so explicit and thoughtful. One important consideration is for
> the future when one of the tenants breaks a leg and can still get to
> On Dec 3, 2:35 pm, "Tara Hunt" <horsepig...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I set up a wiki page on Coworking for this discussion to begin:
> > http://coworking.pbwiki.com/Accessibility
> > But starting a thread would be great here on this list as well as having
> > many contribute resources for various spaces to consider as they look
> for a
> > home. The most important thing is that people see this as an
> > Because coworking is so young, weaving this into the fabric of what we
> > is uber important from day one. It sends a positive message. I know for
> > at Citizen Space, we have been able to say 'yes' to three requests now
> > space accessibility and each one of those 'yes's brings on more good
> word of
> > mouth.
> > We also bookmark sites at Ma.gnolia. I don't know if anyone else uses
> > but we should add accessibility tagged links to the coworking group:
> > http://ma.gnolia.com/groups/Coworking
> > I think having real resources will help out alot. Anthony? Is this a
> > start?
> > T
> > On Dec 3, 2007 2:25 PM, ATusler <anthony.tus...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > It sounds like the tour would be possible and worth my time, so count
> > > me in. Let's not rent a van. I have my own. My inquiry about the bus
> > > is my desire to participate fully in the tour. One thing--I would like
> > > to have some of the group ride with me for the sociability factor.
> > > OK, much of this conversation needs to take place at a broader level.
> > > How do we go about it? It is a values issue that I would like the
> > > coworking community to discuss.
> > > Thanks for taking this on,
> > > Anthony
> > > On Dec 3, 11:55 am, "Tara Hunt" <horsepig...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Accessibility notes:
> > > > Is there a back way in to Hat Factory? IIRC, the front door is up 5
> > > > > steps from the sidewalk, and I'm not aware of any roll-in entrance
> > > > > chairlift.
> > > > I believe there is a back way in with a ramp. Schlomo could confirm.
> > > > > Sandbox Suites is on two levels; is there an elevator to the
> > > > > floor? Some of the desks and meeting rooms are there.
> > > > Yes, there is an elevator.
> > > > > (backing up to the 10,000-foot view, not commenting on any
> > > > > community) Perhaps this is an area for education of coworkers and
> > > > > outreach for the movement? It could be an opportunity if people
> > > > > mobility limitations have fewer opportunities in the workplace-at-
> > > > > large (even now, more than a decade after the Americans with
> > > > > Disabilities Act (ADA) passed)... and are confined to isolated
> > > work-at-
> > > > > home situations more than the average population. There's talent
> > > > > resources to be tapped... and perhaps even funding for creating
> > > > > designed for accessibility and increasing interactivity with this
> > > > > population?
> > > > I agree.
> > > > > P.S. There is no lift on the bus, I'm sorry to say; it's purely an
> > > > > entertainment vehicle, not a transportation service provider.
> > > > There are some options here...we could rent a van from Zipcar and
> > > > certain those who need accessible transportation between spaces
> > > get
> > > > it. Maybe get some volunteers to make sure all angles are covered?
> > > > Anthony...getting your input would be valuable on this one (sorry to
> > > further
> > > > tax you). Would that work?
> > > > Tara
> > > > > On Dec 2, 10:48 pm, horsepig...@gmail.com wrote:
> > > > > > We are (citizen space) and Sandbox Suites are. The Hat Factory
> is, I
> > > > > > think. I'm not sure about the other two.
> > > > --
> > > > tara 'miss rogue' hunt
> > > > coFounder
> > > > Citizen Agency (www.citizenagency.com)
> > > > blog:www.horsepigcow.com
> > > > phone: 415-694-1951
> > > > fax: 415-727-5335
> > --
> > tara 'miss rogue' hunt
> > coFounder
> > Citizen Agency (www.citizenagency.com)
> > blog:www.horsepigcow.com
> > phone: 415-694-1951
> > fax: 415-727-5335