GS&P’s Jim Harding to Lead Course on Wayfinding for Aging and Disabled Travelers
Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that Jim Harding, SEGD, director of environmental graphics, will lead the Airport Consultants Council’s online training program on enhancing airport wayfinding for aging travelers and persons with disabilities on Jan. 18. Alongside Mark D.K. Adams, RCDD/NTS, principal systems manager at Burns Engineering, Inc., Harding will discuss the findings in Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 177, a continuation of wayfinding research that explores the complex navigational challenges faced by aging travelers and passengers with disabilities such as low vision or blindness, mobility limitations or problems with short-term memory. The duo will cover best wayfinding practices and principles outlined in the report, equipping industry professionals with the tools needed to promote independent travel at airports worldwide.