Accessible Sidewalks and Street Crossings

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Description

The Board is developing new guidelines for public rights-of-way that will address various issues, including access for blind pedestrians at street crossings, wheelchair access to on-street parking, and various constraints posed by space limitations, roadway design practices, slope, and terrain. This session will discuss the most recent draft and provide an update on the status of this rulemaking.

Speakers:

Lois Thibault Coordinator of Research, The Access Board

Scott Windley Accessibility Specialist, Office of Technical and Information Services