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Curb Cut Effect

A curb cut is a small ramp that can be found at most intersections between the sidewalk and the street. You wouldn’t know it by looking at it, but this feature in most urban centers has redefined accessibility as we know it.

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The curb cut was initially created for helping those with physical disabilities, such as those confined to wheelchairs but it ended up making mobility easier for all. A prime example of this effect is seen in video captioning. 


Download the infographic to learn more about the Curb Cut Effect and how it is applied in many facets of our lives.