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American's with Disabilities Act: Sidewalk Facilities for Public Rights-of-Way

This workshop allows participants to better understand the needs of disabled individuals.  Participants will learn how to design infrastructure projects that maximize accessibility for all users.  Topics for this workshop include proper dimensions and slopes for pedestrian facilities, the correct placement of detectable warning surfaces, and accessibility challenges posed by inflexible existing conditions.  The workshop will also cover brief overviews of ADA, the Proposed Accessibility Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way (PROWAG), U.S. Department of Transportation requirements relating to accessibility, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's accessibility program.

Agenda

This session is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Registration opens at 8:00 am.

 

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Workshop Goals
  • Overview of ADA and PROWAG
  • Meet the Customer
  • Components of Pedestrian Access Routes
  • Activities: Travel in Their Shoes and Inspection Demo
  • Activity Debrief
  • KYTC Standard Drawings and Examples
  • Construction Inspection
  • ADA Statement of Technical Infeasibility
  • Wrap-up and Questions

Dates and Location

Fees

$225 per person