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And we are live

January 28, 2024

We are live. This is a simple, free site for both the providers of the free power and the wheelchair power seekers to use. Please feel free to send any ideas or suggestions for improvement. We developed this solution in a short amount of time, but it has sat quietly for many months as Dee…

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Video – Wheelchair Charging Stations

March 22, 2023

Transcript My name is Blayne Amson and I’m the Americans with Disabilities Act Administrator here at the City of Bellevue in Washington state here to introduce you to a new cool piece of technology, and that is wheelchair charging stations. This charging station here at City Hall is located in a really convenient location– right…

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Article – Oregon Statehouse First to Install Wheelchair Charging Stations

March 22, 2023

Oregon Statehouse First to Install Wheelchair Charging Stations

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Article – Wheelchair recharging station first at state capitol

March 22, 2023

Jun 1, 2017 – https://www.eastoregonian.com/ The ribbon cutting Monday at the Oregon State Capitol won’t celebrate a new business or building, but rather a gray, metal box mounted to the wall. A blue sign above the box explains all in large block print — “WHEELCHAIR CHARGING STATION” — illustrated with the symbol of a person…

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Power Wheelchair Charging Station (PWCS) Best Practices

March 22, 2023

I found this document detailing best practices on setting up charging stations. https://www.clearviewmdrc.org/_files/ugd/2c2316_5995bd994ca3463c8ab82b8989e08039.pdf

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Does anyone sell a Wheelchair Charging Station?

March 22, 2023

I found this product online. https://www.mobilitymatters2me.com/product-page/new-wheelchair-charging-station I have not ordered one but I see others that have.

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How to Set Up a Station

March 22, 2023

Thank you for your interest in setting up a wheelchair charging station. Our hope is that your organization will provide at least one publicly accessible dedicated charging station. Of course we believe that all government facilities should provide this. But we also hope every church and non-profit will also provide this service. Setting one up is easy.…

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About this site, so far

March 22, 2023

Welcome to the Electric Wheelchair Charging Network or as we call the project internally, “WheelCharge“. This is a prototype location tool for wheelchair charging stations. Dee Anne Everson from United Way of Jackson County wrote me an email one day (March 7, 2023).  She told me that “We have a transportation committee at United Way…

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