Canadian transit network sending maps to California boy with autism

first_imgThis is a bit outdated but here’s a map of Belgrade that you can save as PDF (that tiny button at the top) and then print it out for him:https://t.co/QKtgTjbcsZ— Matija Pa (@LushkiTrp) August 16, 2019 Here is a glimpse of the beautiful Montréal, Québec, Canada!https://t.co/Kt6lrD5CRkThank you @maxdenoncourt!— STM (@stminfo) August 16, 2019 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A transit enthusiast in the U.S. is receiving a special package from Metro Vancouver’s transportation network.Jada Natalie Stevens, a designer for TransLink, posted to Twitter on Aug. 15 saying a California family had reached out to the organization asking for one of its transit maps. Their son, who has autism, loves memorizing them.The family of an autistic boy in Cali wrote to my team @TransLink requesting one of our transit maps as he loves memorizing them.But we can do better than that! We’re sending him transit maps that we’ve collected from all over the world, to inspire his young, curious mind. pic.twitter.com/ZLpVJkyvNt— Jada Natalie Stevens (@cityjada) August 15, 2019Stevens said in a tweet that TransLink has collected maps from other systems all over the world, and decided to send them all to the boy to inspire his “young curious mind.”She said: “There is little else that pulls my heartstrings more than a kid who loves transit maps.”In the Twitter comments, other transit companies jumped in to offer additional maps and commenters posted links to transit blogs.Maty from https://t.co/izqVHXiSHy is a similar case here in the Czech Republic. See what he and his family can do with all the maps: https://t.co/9WIvcaLhaK— Roman Meliška (@happy_roman) August 16, 2019last_img read more