Illinois prioritizes accessibility in IT planning


On the Priorities podcast, Illinois' Jennifer Ricker and Mike Scott explain how the state is building accessibility into more projects.

New NYC Cabinet for Older New Yorkers could mean friendlier tech


New York City's new Cabinet for Older New Yorkers met for the first time to plan how to improve the services and programs available to the 60-plus crowd.

Pandemic has heightened IT's accessibility issues


Jay Wyant, Minnesota's chief information accessibility officer, said in a NASCIO publication that ensuring access for workers and users with disabilities is everyone's job.

New York transit authority pilots app for vision-impaired bus riders


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a new app this week that uses audio cues to guide riders to their bus stops.

Technology-accessibility resources head to Texas agencies, universities


New training resources will help state agencies design digital technologies that can be easily accessed by everyone, including those with disabilities.

Colorado's IT office and secretary of state team up to provide mail-in ballot access to disabled voters


A new law will make it possible for the state's visually impaired voters to receive ballots electronically to fill out in the privacy of their own homes.