When Seiichi Miyake found out a close friend was losing the ability to see clearly, he wanted to help. That desire led to an entirely new way for the visually impaired to navigate big cities, railways and parks. In America, we call the tactile warning and guidance system Miyake invented "truncated domes."
U.S. Access Board Webinar: Accessible Sidewalks, Shared Use Paths, and Street Crossings. Presenters will discuss common access issues and solutions and review proposed requirements for sidewalks and street crossings, curb ramps and blended transitions, and detectable warnings (truncated domes).
The Truncated Domes Depot website offers individuals, commercial builders and contractors, small business owners, schools and property managers, direct access to purchase American Made ADA and California compliant truncated domes in all styles, colors, and sizes.
Almost every week we get an inquiry along these lines: "Greetings, Truncated Domes Depot. The other day when I was coming out of CostCo I pushed my overloaded shopping cart across those bumpy yellow things, you know, I call them "beer shakers," but youse guys call them trunkerated domes or something like that. Anyway, I had a brilliant idea: I can use those bumpy domes things to get rid of all the annoying skateboarders who are always doing their thing on my property! I mean, those dang daredevil kamikazes are putting me at risk for liability and law suits and...