Category Archives: Transportation for wheelchair users

Power attachment for Manual Wheelchair

Pushrim-propelled wheelchairs are light and easy to use indoors because of their good indoor maneuverability but are not as easy to get around outdoors.  Electric Attachable Handcycle for Wheelchair may benefit manual wheelchair users who like to go outdoors often … Continue reading

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Grit Freedom Chair – The all-terrain wheelchair

Typical standard manual wheelchairs have large rear wheels with an extended rim called the hand-rims allowing the user to self-propel. However, it is difficult to push on unpaved roads or grassy fields. MIT R&D and their students started the initial … Continue reading

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Self-driving cars (Autonomous cars)

Most people have wished to avoid hectic driving experiences and dream about a self-driving car. Traveling is one of the challenges for persons with disabilities or the elderly. Some of them may have never driven a car. Others may have been forced to … Continue reading

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Kenguru Car

Some individuals with disabilities can get around town with their manual wheelchairs, but often they have to rely on public transportation or a local van ride. These wheelchair users can really expand their daily activities by this Kenguru Car by … Continue reading

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