DOJ extension of deadlines regarding accessibility requirements for existing swimming pools Passed on January 31, 2012
Access Board Proposed Rights-of-Way Guidelines
The U.S. Access Board has issued proposed guidelines for accessible public rights-of-way. The guidelines address access to newly built or altered streets and sidewalks and provide design criteria for pedestrian access routes, street crossings, curb ramps and blended transitions, on-street parking, street furniture, and other elements. See the guidelines here.
Draft Final Guidelines for Outdoor Area are Posted on the Access Board's Website
The guidelines for Outdoor Environments are still posted on the Access Board's web site and are still in development, as are the guidelines for Public Rights of Way, Emergency Transportable Housing, Classroom Acoustics, Passenger Vessels, and Medical Diagnostic Equipment.
AccessibilityOnline free webinars
AccessibilityOnline represents a collaborative training program between the ADA National Network and the US Access Board. Sessions are held on a monthly basis and cover a variety of topics concerning accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies, and transportation. The sessions are archived and can be viewed any time. Click here for more information.
If you have questions about the application of TAS or the 2010 ADA Standards, members may go to our APA Forum for technical discussions or look through our Technical FAQs.