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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.

 

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.

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.

ADA 101 – Accessible Routes Within a Site

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 206.2.2 code text and example pictures 2010 ADAS 206.2.2 Accessible Routes Within a Site

At least one accessible route shall connect accessible buildings, accessible facilities, accessible elements, and accessible spaces that are on the same site.

Code 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 – Unobstructed Forward Reach

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 308.2.1 code textADAS 2010 308.2.1 Unobstructed Forward Reach

Where a forward reach is unobstructed, the high forward reach shall be 48 inches maximum and the low forward reach shall be 15 inches minimum above the finish floor or ground.

Code 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 – Drinking Fountain Spout Location

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 602.5 code textADAS 2010 602.5 Drinking Fountain Spout Location

The spout shall be located 15 inches minimum from the vertical support and 5 inches maximum from the front edge of the unit, including bumpers.

Code 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 – Position of Clear Floor or Ground Space

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 305.5 code text and example picturesADAS 2010 305.5 Position of Clear Floor or Ground Space

Unless otherwise specified, clear floor or ground space shall be positioned for either forward or parallel approach to an element.

Code 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 – Diagonal Curb Cuts

ADA 101 info graphic with 2010 ADA Section 406.6 code text and example pictures

2010 ADAS 406.6 Diagonal Curb Cuts

Diagonal or corner type curb ramps with returned curbs or other well-defined edges shall have the edges parallel to the direction of pedestrian flow. The bottom of diagonal curb ramps shall have a clear space 48 inches minimum outside active traffic lanes of the roadway. Diagonal curb ramps provided at marked crossings shall provide the 48 inches minimum clear space within the markings. Diagonal curb ramps with flared sides shall have a segment of curb 24 inches long minimum located on each side of the curb ramp and within the marked crossing.

Code 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 – Clear Width (Door)

ADA 101 info graphic with ADAS 2010 section 404.2.3 code text and example pictures

2010 ADAS 404.2.3 Clear Width (Doors)

Door openings shall provide a clear width of 32 inches minimum. Clear openings of doorways with swinging doors shall be measured between the face of the door and the stop, with the door open 90 degrees. Openings more than 24 inches deep shall provide a clear opening of 36 inches minimum. There shall be no projections into the required clear opening width lower than 34 inches above the finish floor or ground. Projections into the clear opening width between 34 inches and 80 inches above the finish floor or ground shall not exceed 4 inches.

Code 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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