Title 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY
Chapter XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD


of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board for public access to Board records. These regulations implement 5 U.S.C. 552, the Freedom of...


Board means the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. (b) A&TBCB record or record means any document, writing, photograph, sound or magnetic...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1120.3] [Page 275] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1120--PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Sec. 1120.3 Existing records. All existing A&TBCB records are subject to routine destruction according to standard record retention schedules. ...


In accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(1), basic information concerning the organization, operations, functions, substantive and procedural rules and...


material shall be available upon oral or written request so long as an adequate supply exists. These informational materials include press releases, pamphlets, and...


Records available for inspection. Except for those categories of materials listed in paragraph (a) of this section, paragraphs (a) (1) through (9) of Sec. 1120.41...


Indexes to certain records. Current indexes are normally available to the public in published form as provided in Sec. 1120.11. These indexes, whether or not...


Effect of nonavailability. Any material listed in paragraph (a) of this section that is not indexed as required by Sec. 1120.11(e) and Sec. 1120.12, may not be...


policy of the A&TBCB to make information available to the public to the greatest extent possible in keeping with the spirit of the Freedom of Information Act. Therefore, all records...


subpart applies to any written request (other than a request made by another Federal agency) received by the A&TBCB, whether or not the request cites the Freedom of Information Act,...


A written request for records must be filed with the A&TBCB Freedom of Information Officer, Suite 501, 1111 18th Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Requests may be mailed to that address...


A&TBCB cannot assure that a timely for satisfactory response under this subpart will be given to written requests that are addressed to A&TBCB offices, members, or employees other...


reasonably describe the records sought in a way that will permit their identification and location, and must be addressed to the address set forth in Sec. 1120.23, but...


records sought in the request is not sufficient to allow the A&TBCB to identify and locate the requested records, the office taking action under Sec. 1120.32 must notify...


(a) Upon receipt of a written request, the Freedom of Information Officer must mark the request with the date of receipt and must attach to the...


delegated the authority to issue initial determinations concerning records which he or she believes are in the custody of a Board member, an employee of a member's agency, or...


as otherwise provided in this section, as soon as possible and not later than the tenth working day after the day on which the Freedom of Information Officer receives a request...


of a request may be issued only for the following reasons: (1) The record is not under the A&TBCB's control; (2) The record has been published in the Federal Register...


has been denied in whole or in part by an initial determination may appeal that denial by addressing a written appeal to the address shown in Sec. 1120.23. (b) Any...


make one of the following legal determinations in connection with every appeal from the initial denial of a request for an existing, located record: (1) The record...


provided in this section, as soon as possible and not later than the twentieth working day after the day on which the Freedom of Information Officer receives an appeal from...


nine exclusive categories of matters which are exempt from the mandatory disclosure requirements of 5 U.S.C. 552(a). No request under 5 U.S.C. 552 for an...


in its discretion, release requested records despite the applicability of one or more of the exemptions listed in Sec. 1120.41 (a)(2), (5), or (7). Disclosure of such records...


shall be the policy of the ATBCB to comply with requests for documents made under the FOIA using the most efficient and least costly methods available. Requesters will be charged...


whole or in part in computerized form which is disclosable under the Freedom of Information Act is available to the public as follows: (1) When there is an...


payments shall be in the form of a check or money order payable to the order of the ``U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board'' and shall be...


the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, hereafter known as the Board or ATBCB, maintains a system of records which includes a record pertaining to...


alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence. (b) The term maintain includes maintain, collect, use or disseminate. (c) The term record means any item, collection...


submit a written request to the Administrative Officer to determine if a system of records named by the individual contains a record pertaining to the individual. The...


a request to the Administrative Officer of the ATBCB pursuant to Sec. 1121.3 shall present the request at the ATBCB offices, 330 C Street, SW., Room 1010,...


authorized representative the information contained in the record which pertains to that individual. Nothing in this section shall allow an individual access to any information...


Officer which states the individual's desire to correct or to amend his or her record. This request is to be made in accord with provisions of...


or to amend the record, the Administrative Officer will acknowledge in writing such receipt and promptly either-- (a) Make any correction or amendment of any...


the refusal of the Administrative Officer to correct or to amend his or her record may submit a request for a review of such refusal to the Executive Director, ATBCB, 330...


a statement of disagreement under Sec. 1121.8, the Board shall clearly note any portion of the record which is disputed and provide copies of the statement and, if...


any individual or agency other than the individual to whom the record pertains, except to an authorized representative, unless the disclosure has been listed as a...


of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) keep an accurate accounting of-- (1) The date, nature and purpose of each disclosure of a record to any person or another agency made pursuant to...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1121.12] [Page 289] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1121--PRIVACY ACT IMPLEMENTATION--Table of Contents Sec. 1121.12 Fees. If an individual or authorized representative requests copies of his or her record, he or she shall be charged ten cents per page, excluding the cost of any search for review of the record, in advance of receipt of the pages. ...


this part is to implement section 502(b)(1) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Pub. L. 93-112, 29 U.S.C. 792, as amended by the Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services,...


standards. (a) Definitions. As used in this section, the term: Constructed or altered on behalf of the United States means acquired by the United...


Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board is to maximize the accessibility and usability of buildings, and facilities through amicable means. To this end,...


Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Agency means Federal department, agency, or instrumentality as defined in sections 551(1) and 701(b)(1) of title 5 U.S.C., or...


shall govern all compliance proceedings held before a judge and all alleged violations coming to the Executive Director as a complaint. (b) In the absence of a...


judge, with respect to matters pending before him/her, may modify or waive any rule in these regulations upon determination that no party will be unduly prejudiced and that...


(1) any agency, state or local body, or other person named as a respondent in a notice of hearing or opportunity for hearing, (2) the Executive Director and (3) any...


complaint to the A&TBCB alleging that a building or facility does not comply with applicable standards issued under the Architectural Barriers Act. Complaints must be in writing...


judge, any person may be permitted to participate in the proceedings when he/she claims an interest in the proceedings and may contribute materially to their...


person or by counsel or other representative and participate fully in any proceedings. An agency, state or local body, corporation or other association, may appear by any of...


Form of documents to be filed. Documents to be filed under the rules in this part shall be dated, the original signed in ink, shall show the docket number...


Signature of documents. The signature of a party, authorized officer, employee or attorney constitutes a certification that he/she has read the document, that...


Filing and service. (a) General. All notices, written motions, requests, petitions, memoranda, pleadings, briefs, decisions, and correspondence to the judge,...


Date of service. The date of service shall be the day when the matter is deposited in United States mail or is delivered in...


Certificate of service. The original of every document filed and required to be served upon parties to a proceeding shall be endorsed with a certificate of...


these rules or in any order issued under them, the time begins with the day following the act, event, or default, and includes the last day of the period, unless it is...


of time shall be addressed to the judge and served on all parties and participants. Requests should set forth the reasons for the application. (b) If made...


(a) The A&TBCB immediately shall send copies of complaints to all interested agencies and persons. In addition, the A&TBCB shall apprise any person who might become a party...


be a failure or threatened failure to comply with a relevant standard, and the noncompliance or threatened noncompliance cannot be corrected or resolved by informal means...


filed by respondents within fifteen (15) days after receipt of a citation. (b) The answer shall admit or deny specifically and in detail, matters set forth in each allegation...


may amend the citation as a matter of course before an answer is filed. A respondent may amend its answer once as a matter of course, but not later than five (5) days after...


citation does not state that a hearing will be scheduled, the respondent, either in a separate paragraph of the answer, or in a separate document, may request a hearing. Failure of...


state the relief sought, the authority relied upon, and the facts alleged. (b) If made before or after the hearing, these matters shall be in writing. If made at...


The judge may not sustain or grant a written motion or petition prior to expiration of the time for filing responses, but may overrule or deny such motion or petition...


(a) Unless otherwise specified, other relevant sections shall apply to PER proceedings. (b) In addition to all other forms of relief requested, the citation...


the case under section 3105 or 3344 of title 5 U.S.C. (formerly section 11 of the Administrative Procedure Act), shall preside over the taking of evidence in any hearing to...


the duty to conduct a fair hearing, to take all necessary action to avoid delay, and maintain order. He/she shall have all powers necessary to effect these ends, including (but...


judge shall disqualify himself/herself whenever in his/her opinion it is improper for him/her to preside at the proceedings. (b) At any time following appointment of the judge...


time before a hearing, the judge on his/her own motion or on motion of a party, may direct the parties or their representative to exchange information or to participate in a...


exhanged at the prehearing conference, or otherwise prior to the hearing if the judge so requires. Proposed exhibits not so exchanged may be denied admission as evidence. ...


engage in voluntary discovery procedures. For good cause shown under appropriate circumstances, but not as a matter of course, the judge may entertain motions for permission...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1150.71] [Page 298] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1150--PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES FOR COMPLIANCE HEARINGS--Table of Contents Subpart H--Hearing Procedures Sec. 1150.71 Briefs. The judge may require parties and participants to file written statements of position before the hearing begins. The judge may also require the parties to submit trial briefs. ...


evidence will be held only in cases where issues of fact must be resolved. Where it appears from the citation, the answer, stipulations, or other documents in the record,...


apply, but rules or principles designed to assure production of the most probative evidence available do apply. Testimony shall be given orally under oath or affirmation;...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1150.74] [Page 299] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1150--PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES FOR COMPLIANCE HEARINGS--Table of Contents Subpart H--Hearing Procedures Sec. 1150.74 Exclusion of evidence. The judge may exclude evidence which is immaterial, irrelevant, unreliable, or unduly repetitious. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1150.75] [Page 299] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1150--PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES FOR COMPLIANCE HEARINGS--Table of Contents Subpart H--Hearing Procedures Sec. 1150.75 Objections. Objections to evidence or testimony shall be timely and may briefly state the grounds. ...


unnecessary. It is sufficient that a party at the time the ruling of the judge is sought, makes known the action which he/she desires the judge to take, or his/her objection...


is to be taken of a material fact not appearing in the evidence of record, any party on timely request, shall be afforded an opportunity to question the propriety of...


in whole or in part, a public document, such as an official report, decision, opinion, or published scientific or economic statistical data issued by any of the...


an objection taken to a ruling of the judge rejecting or excluding proffered oral testimony shall consist of a statement of the substance of the evidence which...


such. Unless the judge fixes other time periods, affidavits shall be filed and served on the parties not later than fifteen (15) days prior to the hearing. Not less than...


the same or related facts are asserted to constitute noncompliance with standards or guidelines and requirements, the judge may order all related cases consolidated and may make...


citation, or part of one, seeking PER has been filed, the judge shall make necessary rulings with respect to time for filing of pleadings, the conduct of the hearing, and to...


and all papers, documents and requests filed in the proceeding, including briefs and proposed findings and conclusions, shall constitute the record...


and any exhibits, briefs, or memoranda of law filed with them, shall be filed with the judge. Transcripts of testimony in hearings may be obtained from the...


The judge shall fix the terms, including time, for filing post- hearing statements of position or briefs, which may contain proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law....


decision within thirty (30) days after the hearing ends or, when the parties submit posthearing briefs, within thirty (30) days after the filing of the briefs. (b) The...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1150.104] [Page 301] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1150--PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES FOR COMPLIANCE HEARINGS--Table of Contents Subpart J--Posthearing Procedures; Decisions Sec. 1150.104 Judicial review. Any complainant or participant in a proceeding may obtain judicial review of a final order issued in a compliance proceeding. ...


the direction of the Board, shall bring a civil action in any appropriate United States district court to enforce, in whole or in part, any final compliance order. No member...


or other person having an interest in the case shall make or cause to be made an ex parte communication to the judge with respect to the case. (b) A request...


affected by the compliance order issued by a judge may make a motion to the judge to have such order vacated upon a showing that the building or facility complies with...


encouraged at any stage of proceedings where such resolution is consistent with the provisions and objectives of the Architectural Barriers Act and section 502 of...


paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of these regulations is declared invalid for any reason, the remaining portions of these regulations that are severable from...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1151.1] [Page 302] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD PART 1151--BYLAWS--Table of Contents Sec. 1151.1 Establishment. The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board was established pursuant to section 502 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. The agency is also known and often referred to as the ``Access Board'' or simply the ``Board.'' ...


504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12204); and section 225(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (47...


in his or her absence or disqualification, the Vice-Chair of the Board. As head of the agency, the Chair represents the Board whenever an applicable Federal statute...


the members present at a meeting and any proxies. To the extent permitted by law, the Board may delegate to the Executive Committee any other of its authorities by two-thirds...


sponsored public event. (b) Timing. Regular meetings of the Board and at least one Board sponsored event shall ordinarily be held on the Wednesday following the...


The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the Board in between regularly scheduled Board meetings as necessary and as authorized by delegation of the Board. In...


the time the vote is taken shall be required. The Board shall not suspend the rules in taking any action concerning adoption, amendment or recision of the bylaws in this...


of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to prohibit discrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities conducted by Executive agencies or the United States...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 36, Volume 3] [Revised as of July 1, 2003] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 36CFR1154.102] [Page 306] TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY CHAPTER XI--ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD Sec. 1154.102 Application. This part applies to all programs or activities conducted by the agency. ...


General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. Auxiliary aids means service or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory,...


to the extent modification of any such policies and practices is required, the agency shall proceed to make the necessary modifications. (b) The agency shall provide...


this part and its applicability to the programs or activities conducted by the agency, and made such information available to them in such manner as the agency...


subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted by the agency. (b)(1) The agency, in providing any aid, benefit, or service, may not, directly...


the agency. The definitions, requirements, and procedures of section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 791), as established by the Equal Employment...


or unusable by handicapped persons, be denied the benefits of, be excluded from participation in, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity...


and usable by handicapped persons. This paragraph does not-- (1) Necessarily require the agency to make each of its existing facilities accessible to and usable...


or altered so as to be readily accessible to and usable by handicapped persons. The definitions, requirements and standards of the Architectural Barriers Act...


(1) The agency shall furnish appropriate auxiliary aids where necessary to afford a handicapped person an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of,...


handicap in programs or activities conducted by the agency. (b) The agency shall process complaints alleging violations of section 504 with respect to employment according to...


to implement section 502(b)(7) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 792(b)(7)), as amended, which requires the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance...


guidelines and standards (a) Definitions. As used in this section, the term: (1) Constructed or altered on behalf of the United States means constructed or...


term: ATBCB means the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Access aisle means a pedestrian space between elements such as parking...


standard-setting agencies. (a) These guidelines and requirements are the minimum guidelines and requirements for standards issued under the Architectural Barriers...


and requirements and those standards published by the four standard-setting agencies under the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, as amended, may be used by other...


and requirements shall be liberally construed to carry out the purposes and provisions of the Architectural Barriers Act and section 502 of the Rehabilitation Act. ...


sentence, clause, or phrase of these guidelines and requirements is declared invalid for any reason, the remaining portions of these guidelines and requirements that...


Except as otherwise provided in this part, all new construction of buildings and facilities shall comply with the minimum requirements set forth below. The...


Each addition to an existing building or facility shall comply with Sec. 1190.31, New construction, except as follows: (a) Entrances. If a new addition to a building...


(a) General. Alterations to existing buildings or facilities shall comply with the following: (1) If existing elements, spaces, essential features, or...


(a) Buildings or facilities or portions thereof leased by the Federal Government shall comply with Sec. 1190.31, New construction, or shall incorporate the features listed...


Features, elements and spaces required to be accessible by Sec. 1190.31, Sec. 1190.32, or Sec. 1190.33 shall meet the technical requirements specified in the provisions of sections...


ANSI A117.1-1986, section 4.10 (incorporated by reference, see Sec. 1190.31(a)), Elevators, the following requirement is added: Hall call buttons provided under ANSI...


The requirements specified in the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS) in sections 5, Restaurants and Cafeterias; 6, Health Care; 7, Mercantile;...


and facilities for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act are found in the appendix to this part. The guidelines are issued to assist the Department of Justice...


The detectable warning requirements contained in Secs. 4.7.7, 4.29.5, and 4.29.6 of [[Page 326]] Appendix A to this part are suspended temporarily until July...


This part provides minimum guidelines and requirements for accessibility standards to be issued by the Department of Transportation in 49 CFR part 37 for transportation...


Departures from particular technical and scoping requirements of these guidelines by use of other designs and technologies are permitted where the...


Accessible means, with respect to vehicles covered by this part, compliance with the provisions of this part. Automated guideway transit (AGT) system means a...


(a) Dimensional conventions. Dimensions that are not noted as minimum or maximum are absolute. (b) Dimensional tolerances. All dimensions are subject...


(a) New, used or remanufactured buses and vans (except over-the-road buses covered by subpart G of this part), to be considered accessible by regulations issued by...


accessibility. (a) General. All vehicles covered by this subpart shall provide a level-change mechanism or boarding device (e.g., lift or ramp) complying...


and thresholds. (a) Slip resistance. All aisles, steps, floor areas where people walk and floors in securement locations shall have slip-resistant surfaces. ...


signs. (a) Each vehicle shall contain sign(s) which indicate that seats in the front of the vehicle are priority seats for persons with disabilities, and that...


handrails and stanchions. (a) Interior handrails and stanchions shall permit sufficient turning and maneuvering space for wheelchairs and other mobility aids...


(a) Any stepwell or doorway immediately adjacent to the driver shall have, when the door is open, at least 2 foot-candles of illumination measured on the step tread or...


Where provided, the farebox shall be located as far forward as practicable and shall not obstruct traffic in the vestibule, especially wheelchairs or...


system. (a) Vehicles in excess of 22 feet in length, used in multiple-stop, fixed-route service, shall be equipped with a public address system permitting...


(a) Where passengers may board or alight at multiple stops at their option, vehicles in excess of 22 feet in length shall provide controls adjacent to the...


route signs. (a) Where destination or route information is displayed on the exterior of a vehicle, each vehicle shall have illuminated signs on the front and...


(a) New, used and remanufactured rapid rail vehicles, to be considered accessible by regulations issued by the Department of Transportation in 49 CFR part 37,...


(a) Clear width. (1) Passenger doorways on vehicle sides shall have clear openings at least 32 inches wide when open. (2) If doorways connecting adjoining cars in...


signs. (a) Each vehicle shall contain sign(s) which indicate that certain seats are priority seats for persons with disabilities, and that other...


handrails and stanchions. (a) Handrails and stanchions shall be provided to assist safe boarding, on-board circulation, seating and standing assistance,...


Floor surfaces on aisles, places for standees, and areas where wheelchair and mobility aid users are to be accommodated shall...


system. (a)(1) Requirements. Each vehicle shall be equipped with a public address system permitting transportation system personnel, or recorded or...


(a) Requirement. Suitable devices or systems shall be provided to prevent, deter or warn individuals from inadvertently stepping off the platform...


General. (a) New, used and remanufactured light rail vehicles, to be considered accessible by regulations issued by the Department of Transportation in 49 CFR part...


(a) Clear width. (1) All passenger doorways on vehicle sides shall have minimum clear openings of 32 inches when open. (2) If doorways connecting adjoining cars in...


signs. (a) Each vehicle shall contain sign(s) which indicate that certain seats are priority seats for persons with disabilities, and that other...


handrails and stanchions. (a) Handrails and stanchions shall be sufficient to permit safe boarding, on-board circulation, seating and standing assistance,...


and thresholds. (a) Floor surfaces on aisles, step treads, places for standees, and areas where wheelchair and mobility aid users are to be accommodated shall...


(a) Any stepwell or doorway with a lift, ramp or bridge plate immediately adjacent to the driver shall have, when the door is open, at least 2 footcandles...


Mobility aid accessibility. (a)(1) General. All new light rail vehicles, other than level entry vehicles, covered by this subpart shall provide a level-change mechanism...


Between-car barriers. Where vehicles operate in a high-platform, level-boarding mode, devices or systems shall be provided to prevent, deter or warn individuals...


system. (a) Each vehicle shall be equipped with an interior public address system permitting transportation system personnel, or recorded or digitized...


(a) New, used and remanufactured commuter rail cars, to be considered accessible by regulations issued by the Department of Transportation in 49 CFR part 37,...


Doorways. (a) Clear width. (1) At least one door on each side of the car from which passengers board opening onto station platforms and at least one adjacent doorway into...


Mobility aid accessibility. (a)(1) General. All new commuter rail cars, other than level entry cars, covered by this subpart shall provide a level-change mechanism...


handrails and stanchions. (a) Where provided, handrails or stanchions within the passenger compartment shall be placed to permit sufficient turning...


and thresholds. (a) Floor surfaces on aisles, step treads, places for standees, and areas where wheelchair and mobility aid users are to be accommodated shall...


(a) Any stepwell or doorway with a lift, ramp or bridge plate shall have, when the door is open, at least 2 footcandles of illumination measured on the step...


Public information system. (a) Each car shall be equipped with an interior public address system permitting transportation system personnel, or recorded or...


seating signs. (a) Each car shall contain sign(s) which indicate that certain seats are priority seats for persons with disabilities and that other passengers...


(a) If a restroom is provided for the general public, it shall be designed so as to allow a person using a wheelchair or mobility aid to enter and use such...


barriers. Where vehicles operate in a high-platform, level-boarding mode, and where between-car bellows are not provided, devices or systems shall be provided...


General. (a) New, used and remanufactured intercity rail cars, to be considered accessible by regulations issued by the Department of Transportation in 49 CFR part...


Doorways. (a) Clear width. (1) At least one doorway, on each side of the car from which passengers board, of each car required to be accessible by Sec. 1192.111(a)...


circulation, handrails and stanchions. (a) Where provided, handrails or stanchions within the passenger compartment shall be placed to permit sufficient turning...


steps and thresholds. (a) Floor surfaces on aisles, step treads and areas where wheelchair and mobility aid users are to be accommodated shall be slip-resistant. ...


(a) Any stepwell, or doorway with a lift, ramp or bridge plate, shall have, when the door is open, at least 2 footcandles of illumination measured on the step...


information system. (a) Each car shall be equipped with a public address system permitting transportation system personnel, or recorded or digitized human...


(a) If a restroom is provided for the general public, and an accessible restroom is required by Sec. 1192.111 (a) and (e), it shall be designed so as to allow...


Mobility aid accessibility. (a)(1) General. All intercity rail cars, other than level entry cars, required to be accessible by Sec. 1192.111 (a) and (e) of this...


compartments. (a) Sleeping compartments required to be accessible shall be designed so as to allow a person using a wheelchair or mobility aid to enter,...


General. (a) New, used and remanufactured over-the-road buses, to be considered accessible by regulations issued by the Department of Transportation in 49 CFR part...


steps and thresholds. (a) Floor surfaces on aisles, step treads and areas where wheelchair and mobility aid users are to be accommodated shall be slip-resistant. ...


circulation, handrails and stanchions. (a) Handrails and stanchions shall be provided in the entrance to the vehicle in a configuration which allows passengers to...


(a) Any stepwell or doorway immediately adjacent to the driver shall have, when the door is open, at least 2 foot-candles of illumination measured on the...


Mobility aid accessibility. (a)(1) General. All vehicles covered by this subpart shall provide a level-change mechanism or boarding device (e.g., lift or ramp)...


aisle armrests. A minimum of 50% of aisle seats, including all moveable or removable seats at wheelchair or mobility aide securement locations, shall have an...


(a) New, used and remanufactured vehicles and conveyances for systems not covered by other subparts of this part, to be considered accessible by regulations...


transit vehicles and systems. (a) Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) vehicles and systems, sometimes called ``people movers'', operated in airports and other...


cars, monorails and systems. (a) All cars for high-speed rail systems, including but not limited to those using ``maglev'' or high speed...


Trams, similar vehicles and systems. (a) New and used trams consisting of a tractor unit, with or without passenger accommodations, and one or more passenger trailer...


and compatibility of telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment covered by the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (47...


and compatibility of new products and existing products which undergo substantial change or upgrade, or for which new releases are distributed. This part does...


specified meaning unless otherwise stated. Words, terms and phrases used in the singular include the plural, and use of the plural includes the...


Where readily achievable, telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment shall comply with the requirements of subpart C of this part. Where it is not...


(a) Manufacturers shall evaluate the accessibility, usability, and compatibility of telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment and shall incorporate such...


When required by Sec. 1193.21, telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment shall be accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities and shall comply...


(a) Manufacturers shall ensure access to information and documentation it provides to its customers. Such information and documentation includes user guides, installation...


and customer premises equipment shall pass through cross-manufacturer, non-proprietary, industry-standard codes, translation protocols, formats or other...


compatibility. (a) No change shall be undertaken which decreases or has the effect of decreasing the net accessibility, usability, or compatibility...


Input, control, and mechanical functions shall be locatable, identifiable, [[Page 514]] and operable in accordance with each of the following,...


All information necessary to operate and use the product, including but not limited to, text, static or dynamic images, icons, labels, sounds, or incidental operating cues,...


All information necessary to operate and use the product, including but not limited to, text, static or dynamic images, icons, labels, sounds, or incidental operating cues,...
...


is to implement section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794d). Section 508 requires that when Federal agencies develop, procure, maintain, or...


this part shall comply with all applicable provisions of this part. When developing, procuring, maintaining, or using electronic and information technology, each agency...


not apply to any electronic and information technology operated by agencies, the function, operation, or use of which involves intelligence activities, cryptologic activities...


to this part: Agency. Any Federal department or agency, including the United States Postal Service. Alternate formats. Alternate formats usable by people...


this part is intended to prevent the use of designs or technologies as alternatives to those prescribed in this part provided they result in substantially equivalent or greater...


(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or...


applications. (a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via ``alt'', ``longdesc'', or in element content). (b)...


(a) Telecommunications products or systems which provide a function allowing voice communication and which do not themselves provide a TTY functionality shall provide a...


(a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption...


(a) Self contained products shall be usable by people with disabilities without requiring an end-user to attach assistive technology to the product. Personal headsets...


(a) All mechanically operated controls and keys shall comply with Sec. 1194.23(k)(1) through (4). (b) If a product utilizes touchscreens or touch-operated controls, an...


(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for assistive technology used by people...


support. (a) Product support documentation provided to end-users shall be made available in alternate formats upon request, at no additional charge. ...




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