This page discusses categories of maps which might be useful to a blind person.


This category includes specific locations (i.e., substantial pieces of real estate) that have multiple walkways and/or buildings, e.g.:

  • airport or transit station
  • corporate or school campus
  • gallery or museum
  • hospital or medical center
  • park or recreation area
  • shopping center or mall


This category includes metropolitan areas that have multiple streets.

  • driving: roads, rivers, etc
  • transit: bus, ferry, light rail, etc.


This category includes regions (e.g., counties, states, countries) that have multiple cities.

  • driving: highways
  • transit: air or rail routes

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Topic revision: r3 - 19 Oct 2015, RichMorin
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