Whatâ€™s New to the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design? The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design contain new scoping and technical requirements for housing at places of education that differ from the previous 1991 ADA Standards which mention dormitories as a form of transient lodging (Section 9.1). Both public [...]
As most facility managers know, each restaurant or other food service establishment on a site must have at least 5% of the seating and standing spaces at the dining surfaces in compliance with Section 902 of the 2010 ADA Standards (5% was required in the 1991 ADA Standards as well). [...]
The shortest distance between two points is not always a straight line. If you use a wheelchair, the shortest distance between an accessible parking space and the entrance to your favorite retail store is often detoured across a curb ramp. Wheelchair users rely on accessible curb ramps to overcome changes [...]
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel â€“ Lake Buena Vista, Florida9:00 AM â€“ 1 PM (Registration for the program will begin at 8:30 AM)Cost of the Program $25.00AIA members will receive 4 AIA/CES Learning Units applicable towards HSW credit – […]
Code Source: Accessibility With this ICC resource written by United Spinal Associationâ€™s Dominic Marinelli, readers can learn to translate key accessibility requirements into clear, understandable and easily applicable explanations.
The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design & Swimming Pools: When are Pools Required to Comply with the New Standards?
Under the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design newly designed or newly constructed and altered swimming pools, wading pools, aquatic recreation facilities and spas have enforceable accessibility requirements effective March 2012, which include a requirement to provide at least one accessible route into these types of elements. […]