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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

U.S. Access Board's Advisory Committee on Rail Vehicles to Meet April 10 & 11, 2014 - Call-in option (listening only)

The Access Board's Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting April 10 and 11 in Washington, D.C. This committee is assisting the Board in its update of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Transportation Vehicles and will recommend revisions to sections of the guidelines covering transportation vehicles that operate on fixed guideway systems, including rapid, light, commuter, intercity, and high speed rail.

Committee meetings are open to the public, and interested persons can attend and communicate their views on issues of interest during designated public comment periods. Organizations or persons not on the committee may also have the opportunity to participate in any subcommittees formed by the committee. An assistive listening system, Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), and sign language interpreters will be provided.
For further information, visit the Board's website or contact Paul Beatty at rvaac@access-board.gov, (202) 272-0012 (v), or (202) 272-0072 (TTY).
Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee Meeting
April 10 (10:00 – 5:00) and April 11 (9:30 – 3:00)    Preliminary Agenda
Access Board Conference Center
1331 F Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 
Note: For the comfort of all participants and to promote a fragrance-free environment, attendees are requested not to use perfume, cologne, or other fragrances. 
Call-in option (listening only): 
Dial: (888) 396-7314 (Toll number: (773) 756-0935)
Passcode: 8020595
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART): 
April 10: www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=ACCESSBOARD041014
April 11: www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=ACCESSBOARD041114
For the United States Access Board, visit: http://www.access-board.gov/

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