The Federal Transit Administration has announced the availability of the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Circular.
The ADA circular provides guidance to recipients and subrecipients of FTA financial assistance necessary to carry out provisions of the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Department of Transportation's implementing regulations at 49 CFR Parts 27, 37, 38, and 39.
The final circular, FTA C 4710.1, is effective as of November 4, 2015. The circular's purpose is to provide an outline of ADA requirements with reference to applicable regulatory sections and example practices to meet the ADA requirements.
More information is available in the Federal Register notice
along with an overview of comments received.
Developed in coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Access Board, the circular's chapters address:
This announcement offers an overview of the contents of the circular. For complete details, download a copy in Word or PDF format from the FTA website.
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