Accessible Restaurants and Bars


Thursday, December 5, 2019
2:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

New trends in the design of restaurants and bars pose challenging questions on the best way to achieve access so that they are inclusive of everyone. This session will review requirements in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards for restaurants, cafeterias, and bars and address common sources of confusion. Presenters will cover accessible seating at tables, counters, and bars, dispersion, raised and sunken dining areas, mezzanines, food service lines, and other requirements at different types of dining and drinking establishments.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
ACTCP 1.5
AIA HSW CES 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5
ICC 1.5

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

Questions for presenters:

1 L High bar dining counters project over circulation path, but the protrusion is protected by bar stools, except the corners are exposed. Are those corners considered a protrusion?

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.