Accessible Parking Guidance

 

ADA Field Guide - This guide provides a quick reference for accessibility issues on public roadway projects. 

 

FHWA Guidance for RRR Projects (Letter from Chris Richter) - A letter describing when curb ramps, sidewalks and driveway improvements are to be included during RRR projects.
 

Proposed Accessibility Guidelines for Pedestrian Facilities in Public Rights-of-Way, July 26, 2011 
This document contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to facilities for pedestrian circulation and use located in the public right-of-way. Advisory notes are for informational purposes only. These requirements are to be applied during the design, construction, additions to, and alterations of facilities in the public right-of-way to the extent required by regulations issued by Federal agencies.

 

FDOT ADA/Accessibility Procedure:

Topic 625-02-0015
This procedure describes the duties and responsibilities of FDOT staff, design consultants, and contractors necessary to comply with the ADA and the Florida Access Code. At the above link, click the “Title” column to sort, look for "ADA Requirements for Access to Department Facilities", then in the rightmost column click "PDF" for a copy of the document.

Accessible Pedestrian Signals - Department procedures for the installation and operation of accessible pedestrian signals. See Chapter 3.7

 

Links to other ADA/Accessibility information:

Access Board (opens new browser window)
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board - The Access Board provides guidance and technical assistance on the ADA and other accessibility laws.

U.S. Department of Justice (opens new browser window)
U.S. Department of Justice-ADA Home Page -- USDOJ enforces the ADA and provides technical support on the ADA and other accessibility laws.

ADA Standards for Transportation Facilities (opens new browser window)
Text and graphics of the ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) -- These are the current federal accessibility guidelines for Public Accommodations & Commercial Facilities.

Florida Accessibility Code
At this link, click on “Florida Building Code” under the section, “Florida Building Code Menu,” and look for the “Accessibility” edition.

Florida Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Implementation Act (opens new browser window)
S. 553.501-553.513, F.S. -- Florida Statute which establishes minimum accessibility standards
in Florida and describes enforcement of these standards.

Approved Detectable Warnings Materials - Approved Products List (APL)
These detectable warning products and materials are approved for use on FDOT projects

USDOT/FHWA Accessibility Guidance

USDOT/FHWA Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory