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shall not be interpreted to exceed the standards for alterations ..." New construction and alteration requirements are delineated in the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board's ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG), a set of standards based on ANSI A117.1, with modifications.
The technical guidelines for the design and construction of disabled accessibility features under the ADA, which are issued by the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board in Washington, are comprehensive and specific.
Final ADA guidelines from the Department of Justice and the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board can be obtained from the FMI Government Relations Department.
Congress delegated to a team the task of bringing down the walls: the Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Transportation (DOT), the United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board), other government agencies, the covered entities themselves, private citizens, and the organizations representing people with disabilities.
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board and former chairman of the Committee on Activities of Deaf-Blind People of the World Blind Union; he is presently a member of the President's Committee on Employment of People who are Disabled and retired vice president of the American Association of the Deaf-Blind.
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (the national board that promulgates ADA rules and regulations), however, felt that omitting correctional facilities from the standards would cause confusion and concern among correctional agencies and professionals.
The ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), issued by the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (The Access Board), offer specifications for the slope and dimensions of curb ramps.
Section 502 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act created the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) to enforce the accessibility standards of the 1968 Architectural Barriers Act (Rubin & Roessler, 1987).
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) has announced its intent to establish a Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory Committee to recommend accessibility guidelines for public rights-of-way covered by the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 1968 Architectural Barriers Act.
In addition, section 502 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 created the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (1988).
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, more commonly known as the Access Board, has put out formal proposed regulations.
Our cooperative efforts with the National Council on Disability and the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board work to assure full civil rights for people with disabilities.
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