Inspiration

Campus infrastructure and San Luis Obispo having outdated facilities that are not always ADA complaint. We recognized this was an issue and could make navigating physical spaces difficult for those who are not able bodied.

What it does

Wheelway has built a database to rate locations as wheelchair friendly, partially wheelchair friendly, and not wheelchair friendly. In addition to this database, users can add to this database as they encounter issues with accessibility in real time.

How we built it

UX/UI prototypes were created with collaborative prototyping website Figma. Frontend was designed using Vue.js and Vuetify for css. With google maps api Backend was created using Node.js and MongoDB for handling URL Requests and data storage.

Challenges we ran into

Lack of support for Google Maps API. Executing design created by designers. Skillset of app dev. vs. web dev. Designing a logo that was a good balance of looking like a wheelchair but was also readable.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Code works UX/UI is cohesive Team of people who just met worked well together

What we learned

Though our final product doesn't utilize AWS, we were mentored in how to begin to use it How to work together to create a dynamic webpage

What's next for Wheelway

Getting more sponsorships to continue to grow our business model. Expand to other types of accessibility such as locations having gender neutral restrooms, or dietary restriction accommodating meals. Seamlessly integrate web and mobile apps

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