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Helsinki for all

Creating an accessible and safe environment strengthens the wellbeing of the city’s residents and the overall functioning of society.
The goal of Helsinki’s accessibility work is a city in which everyone can move and live with ease, regardless of age and physical condition.

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Accessibility Symbols

The Accessibility symbol website is an accessibility databank, featuring a collection of relevant pictograms and general information on accessibility signage.

Planning guidelines

How can we plan, construct and maintain our streets, green areas and yards for accessibility? The guidelines contain criteria for evaluating the accessibility of outdoor locations and instruction cards for applying them.


This glossary encompasses about 500 special terms as well as general terminology related to streets and green areas.