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NJLTAP – Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes (In-person)

  • January 1
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

Course Description:
This workshop has been updated to incorporate the Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines final rule published in the Federal Registry on August 8, 2023.

This is an asynchronous workshop with portions prerecorded as well as live in-person class content. Participants are required to view a prerequisite video prior to the live workshop. The link to the prerequisite video will be included with your confirmation email when you register.

This training is designed to ensure that pedestrian facilities and access routes, in particular curb ramps, along our roadways are properly design and constructed for all individuals, including those with disabilities. This training was developed to provide information and good practices for those involved in the design and maintenance of curb ramps and pedestrian facilities, and for those individuals that ensure the compliance to applicable accessibility laws and guidelines.

The workshop will include a brief overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements, NJDOT requirements, AASHTO “Green Book” requirements, and video presentations by the United States Access Board to provide the attendees with background information and points-of-view of persons with disabilities navigating our pedestrian network.


  • ADA Who’s and What’s (video to viewed before attending online portion)
  • Sidewalks and Street Crossings
  • Curb Ramp Components and Design Limits
  • Types of Curb Ramps
  • Detectable Warning Surfaces
  • Curb Ramps Plans / Design

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards pertaining to accessibility
  2. Identify some of the challenges in the public right-of-way faced by persons with disabilities
  3. Identify best practices for the design of accessible pedestrian facilities for accessibility

Intended Audience: 
State and local highway engineers, consulting highway design engineers, road/street supervisors, construction & maintenance personnel, and others responsible for regulatory compliance and management of liability risk will find the workshop beneficial.


6 PDH, 6 Technical CPWM contact hours

Ted Green, P.E., New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program (NJ LTAP).


University Smoking Policy:

Rutgers University is committed to providing and maintaining a healthy and safe environment for students, employees, guests, and visitors. The use of all tobacco products and tobacco related products, including E-cigarettes, is prohibited on all property that is owned, operated, leased, occupied, or controlled by the University. Therefore, smoking is no longer permitted outside of the CAIT building. Those who violate the new policy will be asked to leave the premises.

Date & Time

January 1
8:30 am–3:30 pm


Rutgers CAIT Auditorium
100 Brett Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058 United States

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>> cait.rutgers.edu

This workshop is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and New Jersey Department of Transportation through the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program.


6 PDH. 6 Technical CPWM Contact Hours


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