ADA Essentials for Transit Board Members: Fundamentals of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Transit Public Policy

This is a resource that is suited for not only board members, but bus, rail, and paratransit staff, public officials, community planners, advocates, and anyone seeking basic information on the ADA as it relates to public transportation. The contents are as follows: Foreword; Introduction; History: Movements Towards the ADA; Why the Americans with Disabilities Act was Established; The ADA Law; Federal Agency Responsibilities; ADA Regulations and ADAAG Guidelines Affecting Operations, Customer Service, Vehicles & Facilities; Beyond the ADA; ADA: Changing the Face of the Nation; References; Appendix A: Glossary of Terms; Appendix B: Frequently Asked Questions about ADA Compliance; Appendix C: ADA Technical Assistance Centers: and Appendix D: Additional Resources.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Glossary; References;
  • Pagination: 76p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01357486
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 2011 1:43PM