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This class includes a field exercise that will allow you to put into practice what is learned during the classroom portion of the workshop. Please bring a safety vest and wear comfortable shoes for this portion of the program.
This course will introduce you to the background, content and enforcement of the self-evaluation and transition plan requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to municipalities. With the ADA’s passage more than 30 years ago, it is critically important that local governments recognize their obligation to upgrade streets, sidewalks, and facilities in the public right-of-way for accessibility. In this course, you will learn how to perform a self-evaluation, how to create a transition plan and why they are important. The course will include a field exercise and group discussion.
Upon completion of the course, participants will:
This class is designed for local transportation and public safety professionals who are responsible for the maintenance and construction of pedestrian facilities within the pubic right-of-way and those who may be responsible for the development of ADA Transition Plans.
Local Traffic Authorities, Chief Elected Officials, ADA Coordinators, Public Works Directors, Municipal Engineers, and Planners are encouraged to attend.