Accessible Pedestrian Trails and Shared Use Paths

Thursday, August 5, 2021

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Description

Enjoying a hike, a bike ride, a walk, a run, or a roll along a scenic route is a healthy way to spend time. This webinar will review the differences between accessible pedestrian trails and shared use paths. Presenters will review the technical and scoping requirements in the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards for newly constructed or altered pedestrian trails on federal sites, as well as proposed supplementary provisions for shared use paths. Presenters will also address some frequently asked questions and common sources of confusion concerning accessible pedestrian trails and shared use paths.

Speakers

Bill Botten, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, Senior Accessibility Specialist, Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Access Board

Juliet Shoultz, Transportation Engineer, Office of Technical and Information Services