Month: March 2021

ADA 101 – Access Aisle Location

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 502.3.4 code text and example pictures2010 ADAS 502.3.4 Access Aisle Location

Access aisles shall not overlap the vehicular way. Access aisles shall be permitted to be placed on either side of the parking space except for angled van parking spaces which shall have access aisles located on the passenger side of the parking spaces.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

 

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ADA 101 – Access Aisle Marking

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 502.3.3 code text and example pictures2010 ADAS 502.3.3 Access Aisle Marking

Access aisles shall be marked so as to discourage parking in them.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Access Aisle Length

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 502.3.2 code text and example pictures2010 ADAS 502.3.2 Access Aisle Length

Access aisles shall extend the full length of the parking spaces they serve.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

BlueDAG Update: Now supporting over 80 Accessibility Standards

Because access matters we are always improving BlueDAG. We continue to add innovative new features and expand the accessibility standards embedded into our suite of ADA inspection and management tools to help our clients realize the goals of their ADA initiatives. 

We are proud to announce the addition of 17 accessibility standards to BlueDAG in the last year. With this latest round of additions, BlueDAG now supports over 80 accessibility standards

In the last 12 months, we have added:

StandardYearAbbreviation
Chapter 53 Maryland Accessibility Code2012COMAR 09.12.53
Virginia Construction Code2015VCC
Chapter 10 District of Columbia Means of Egress Codes2017DCMEC
District of Columbia Building Code2017DCBC (DC)
Florida Building Code, Accessibility, 7th Edition2020FAC
Connecticut State Building Code2018CSBS
New Jersey International Building Code2018NJIBC
Administrative Rules of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 682020TDLR
Building Code New York State2020NYSBC
Florida Building Code, Accessibility, 7th Edition2008NYC CC
Access to and Use of Public Facilities by Handicapped Persons2015GA AC
Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines2020FL FHAG
Connecticut State Building Code2018CSBC
Indiana Building Code2012INBC
Passenger Vessels Accessibility Guidelines2019PVAG
District of Columbia Building Code2013DCBC (DC)
Title 24 And Part 2 - California Building Code2019CBC 11B (CA)
Title 24 And Part 2 - California Building Code2019CBC 11A (CA)

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ADA 101 – Access Aisle Width

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 502.3.1 code text and example pictures2010 ADAS 502.3.1 Access Aisle Width

Access aisles serving car and van parking spaces shall be 60 inches wide minimum.

Citation according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

Disabled People Had An Easier Time Voting In 2020, But Millions Still Had Issues

Two major obstacles disabled people face while voting in person are waiting in lines and accessing voting sites. (File photo from Nov. 8, 1988, Denver, Colorado)

BETTMANN ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES — Two major obstacles disabled people face while voting in person are waiting in lines and accessing voting sites.

Disabled Americans had less trouble voting in the 2020 elections than in prior years, according to research published last week by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

The EAC report shows that the gap between disabled and nondisabled voters who experienced problems while voting has narrowed significantly. In 2020, 11.4% disabled voters reported having problems versus 6.4% of nondisabled voters. This drop is noteworthy in comparison to a similar report conducted in 2012 that found that 26.1% of disabled voters versus 7.4% of nondisabled voters reported having trouble.

This means one in nine disabled respondents said they had trouble voting in 2020, according to the report.

Continue reading at https://www.huffpost.com/entry/disabled-people-had-easier-time-voting-in-2020-but-millions-still-had-issues-report_n_6034102dc5b67c32961fc93f.

This story was written by Elyse Wanshel and published in The Huffington Post on February 22, 2021.

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