Americans with Disabilities Act: Initial Accessibility Good But Important Barriers Remain : Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives


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Página 2 - disability" means, with respect to an individual — (A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; (B) a record of such an impairment; or (C) being regarded as having such an impairment.
Página 14 - readily achievable" means easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense.
Página 32 - Entrances required to be accessible by 4.1 shall be part of an accessible route complying with 4.3. Such entrances shall be connected by an accessible route to public transportation stops, to accessible parking and passenger loading zones, and to public streets or sidewalks if available (see 4.3.2(1)).
Página 22 - SPACES 1 to 25 26 to 50 51 to 75 76 to 100 101 to 150 151 to 200 201 to 300 301 to 400 401 to 500 501 to 1000 1001 and over...
Página 2 - AN ACT To establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.
Página 32 - Tactile Warnings on Doors to Hazardous Areas. Doors that lead to areas that might prove dangerous to a blind person (for example, doors to loading platforms, boiler rooms, stages, and the like) shall be made identifiable to the touch by a textured surface on the door handle, knob, pull, or other operating hardware.
Página 72 - ... as the residence of the proprietor; (2) A restaurant, bar, or other establishment serving food or drink; (3) A motion picture house, theater, concert hall, stadium, or other place of exhibition or entertainment; (4) An auditorium, convention center, lecture hall, or other place of public gathering; (5) A bakery, grocery store, clothing store, hardware store, shopping center, or other sales or rental establishment; (6) A laundromat...
Página 38 - Findings 14. Are the numbers raised at least 1/32 of an inch? Doors: 15. Do the elevator doors open and close automatically? 16. Do they re-open automatically without contact if they become obstructed? 17. Is the time from when the elevator's arrival is signaled until the doors begin to close at least 5 seconds? 18. Do the elevators doors remain fully open for a minimum of 3 seconds? Elevator Floor: 19. Does the floor area of the car allow maneuvering room for wheelchair users to enter the car, reach...
Página 23 - EXCEPTION: This does not apply to parking provided for official government vehicles owned or leased by the government and used exclusively for government purposes. (b) If passenger loading zones are provided, then at least one passenger loading zone shall comply with 4.65.

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