Open Q & A


Thursday, September 1, 2016
2:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

This is a regular session in our webinar series that provides an opportunity to ask questions on any topic related to the Board’s work and activities. Questions are welcome on the Board's accessibility requirements and rulemaking activities, including the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards, new standards being developed for medical diagnostic equipment, and other topics related to the Board's work. Accessibility specialists will answer questions submitted in advance during the first half of the session, leaving time in the second half to answer questions in the live session.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
ACTCP 1.5
AIA CES 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5
LA CES 1.5

Speakers:

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

Marsha Mazz, Director, Office of Technical and Information Services, US Access Board

Questions for presenters:

1 Connecticut has adopted Public Act 16-78, An Act Modernizing the Symbol of Access for Persons with Disabilities. Does the DOJ recognize this symbol? If the icon in motion is applied to existing parking sign that identify a fine, is the fine enforceable.
2 Where a building allows for parking on all 4 sides of the structure, does each side require accessible parking spaces or can all the spaces be located near the accessible entrance?