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Author: European Conference of Ministers of Transport
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: practice, guide, accessibility, transport, improving
Number of Pages: 162
Published: 2006-05
ISBN-10: 9282101398
ISBN-13: 9789282101391

Making transport vehicles and infrastructure more accessible to everyone continues to be both an important objective and a major challenge for transport authorities, operators and service providers worldwide. Accessibility has long been considered as a transport concern only for individuals with particular mobility difficulties. But it is now increasingly recognized as an integral part of high-quality, sustainable transport systems, with benefits accruing to all clients. Much has been done to improve the accessibility of transport systems in recent years. One of the key factors in progress ha

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cost, housing, accessibility, ansi, guidelines, fair, estimated, accessible, analysis, compliance
Number of Pages: 2
Published: 1993-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788100653
ISBN-13: 9780788100659

Examines the cost & design impact of the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines on 8 representative multifamily housing projects. Contains detailed illustrations of both the site & unit plans, showing changes required. Also compares the Guidelines & the 1986 ANSI Standard for Accessible Building. Over 100 drawings.

Author: Barbara D. Bovbjerg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: implementation, policy, remain, congressional, testimony, gaps, elections, voters, improvements, voting, accessibility, elderly
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1437900291
ISBN-13: 9781437900293

Federal law requires polling places for federal elections to be accessible to older voters & voters with physical disabilities. Following reports of problems encountered in the close 2000 presidential election with respect to voter registration lists, absentee ballots, ballot counting, & antiquated voting systems, the Help Amer. Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) was enacted. Among HAVA includes requirements for the accessibility of voting systems. This testimony focuses on: (1) a variety of factors that affect the ability of older voters to travel to polling places, cast their votes in the voting room,

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facilities, transportation, vehicles, transporation, buildings, disabilities, accessibility, guidelines, americans
Number of Pages: 127
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0788118307
ISBN-13: 9780788118302

Provides the necessary background of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Transportation Vehicles & how the guidelines may apply in a particular case. Information is based on the preamble published with the Vehicle Guidelines & responses to questions posed to the Architectural & Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Numerous figures.

Author: Evan Terry Associates
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: accessibility, guidelines, disabilities, americans, manual, guide, adaag
Number of Pages: 150
Published: 1998-12
ISBN-10: 0756702674
ISBN-13: 9780756702670

A guide developed by the U.S. Architectural & Transportation Barriers Compliance Board to assist in the use of its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) for Buildings & Facilities. It explains some of the basic considerations for accessible design & clarifies specific ADAAG provisions in an effort to address frequently asked questions. Chapters: introduction & information sources; instructions, & minimum requirements; scoping & technical requirements; & special occupancies. It is important that this manual be used with a copy of ADAAG since it does not address

Author: Patrick D. Cannon
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facilities, elements, building, designed, children, government, local, guidelines, buildings, state, accessibility
Number of Pages: 101
Published: 1998-11
ISBN-10: 0788173901
ISBN-13: 9780788173905

Contains amendments to the ADA Accessibility Guideline which change several sections of ADAAGG & added new sections that cover access to judicial, legislative, & regulatory facilities & to detention & correctional facilities. Provides alternate specifications based on children's dimensions for various building elements such as water closets & lavatories. Facilities addressed include: restaurants & cafeterias; medical care facilities; business & civic buildings; libraries; transient lodging; transportation facilities; judicial, legislative & regulatory facilities; detention & correctional facil

Author: Xing Quan Zhang
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: developed, developing, worlds, synthesis, report, instruments, experiences, challenges, affordability, accessibility, sustainability, housing
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9211319927
ISBN-13: 9789211319927

This report provides a comprehensive review of the challenges for low and moderate income housing. It focuses on the issues of affordability, accessibility and sustainability in resolving the housing problem. It looks at both formal and informal instruments and how experiences in developed countries and instruments in addressing middle income households can help inspire solutions for low and moderate income housing. The report examines a whole range of major instruments and experiences across the developing and developed worlds.
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