Recognise these? Japan’s pavement ‘tenji blocks’ guide  visually impaired worldwide – Asia – South China Morning Post

Recognise these? Japan’s pavement ‘tenji blocks’ guide visually impaired worldwide – Asia – South China Morning Post

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From Tokyo’s famous Shibuya crossing to the remotest Okinawan island, Japan’s streets have one thing in common: “tenji blocks” – yellow textured paving squares to aid people with visual impairments.The tactile paving was invented in Japan more than 50 years ago to help those with visual impairments move smoothly and safely around urban environments.And they have gone global over the years, becoming a familiar sight in cities from London to Sydney.The tiles, typically found at railway station…Read More

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