HKS MPA 2023 Janice Lintz argues that cities must incorporate hearing access into plans for infrastructure upgrades (Pictured: Austin, Texas)

Rethinking Cities for People with Hearing Loss

A sign in a train station advising travellers that the public announcement system broadcasts with a hearing induction loop, to allow travellers with a hearing aid to tune into announcements directly with their hearing aid’s receiver. Courtesy Wikimedia commons user avlxyz.
A sign in a train station advising travellers that the public announcement system broadcasts with a hearing induction loop, to allow travellers with a hearing aid to tune into announcements directly with their hearing aid’s receiver. Courtesy Wikimedia commons user avlxyz.
A sign in a train station advising travelers that the public announcement system broadcasts with a hearing induction loop, to allow travelers with a hearing aid to tune into announcements directly with their hearing aid’s receiver.

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