THE CHALLENGES IN MEETING THE FEDERAL BETWEEN-CAR BARRIER REQUIREMENTS

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that protection be required to prevent passengers on high level station platforms from entering the space between coupled rapid transit, light rail, and commuter rail vehicles. This paper explores what has been accomplished to date, and what needs to be undertaken to ensure compliance for all operating agencies.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 387-395
  • Monograph Title: RAIL TRANSIT CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00796143
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 5 2000 12:00AM