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Final rule on accessibility guidelines for pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way

Posted on August 11, 2023


walking cane on a street with yellow markingsThe Access Board has published new guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA).

They cover:

  • Access to sidewalks and streets
  • Crosswalks
  • Curb ramps
  • Pedestrian signals
  • On-street parking
  • Other parts of public rights-of-way

These guidelines also review shared-use paths, which are designed mainly for use by bicyclists and pedestrians for transportation and recreation purposes.

Learn more about the U.S. Access Board final rule on accessibility guidelines for pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way.

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