Americans With Disabilities Act—Implications for APM Design

by Curtis A. Newton, Lea&Elliott, Inc, Arlington, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV


This paper provides an overview of the ADA origins, and its relationship with previous legislation, standards, and federal agencies. Key ADA requirements, as written in the DOT Final Rule, are described, as well as key implications for the design of APM vehicles and facilities.

Subject Headings: People with disabilities | Standards and codes | Building design | Vehicles | Legislation | Public policy | Automation | People movers

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