Q. ADA Requirements for Sidewalk Design

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ADA Requirements for Sidewalk Design

Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), provides information on how to implement the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)(1990) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973).

An overview of this document can be found
here.

Part 1 provides a review of the State of the Practice in accommodating people with disabilities.

Part 2 provides recommended design criteria for accessible transportation facilities.

Errata Sheet - provides technical corrections to the recommended designs proposed in Part 2.

You can find more information about the ADA on the ADA web site.

You can find contact information for the FHWA on their web site.

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  • Last Updated Jul 06, 2017
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