Federal Government to Enforce Accessibility Guidelines
Local agencies will soon be tasked with adhering to federal right-of-way accessibility rules: comprehensive guidelines for accessible streets and sidewalks.
New Orleans Facing ADA Lawsuit for State of Sidewalks and Lack of Curb Cuts
The city of New Orleans' compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act compliance is too little, too late, according to the plaintiffs in a new lawsuit.
A Look at Accessibility in Atlanta
A wheelchair user describes what it's like to travel on Atlanta streets and on the city's public transit system.
Pedestrian Planning Changing the Public Realm in Vancouver
A renewed commitment to pedestrian friendly infrastructure is changing the face of Vancouver and making space for more density.
An App to Map the City's Most Accessible Routes
Google Maps is built for able-bodied people, but the AccessMap Seattle app is for everyone.
New York City Settles in 'Historic' ADA Lawsuit
A lawsuit has forced New York City to invest significant funds and people power to making the public realm more accessible to people with disabilities.
'Project Sidewalk' Crowdsources ADA Compliance
A crowdsourcing app allows citizens to hold the public realm to higher standards of access and mobility.
No Safe Options Mean Pedestrians Engage in Risky Behavior
Pedestrians are often blamed first for accidents, but they have few choices when the infrastructure is lacking, a new study shows.
ADA Compliance Delayed in Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is part of Project Civic Access, a federal initiative to make public facilities accessible. Making the changes necessary for compliance has been challenging for the city.
New Equipment and Staff for 'Non-Motorized Trail' Snow Removal Acquired in D.C.
A common wintertime compliant about snow removal for cars taking priority over bike lanes and sidewalks might be a little less common this winter.
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