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*Postponed* NJLTAP – Compliance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Public Right-of-Way

  • April 9, 2020
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This course has been postponed until further notice.

This workshop is designed to assist local governments with an understanding of the basic minimum requirements for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act to ensure our roadways’ pedestrian network is accessible to all pedestrians. These requirements apply to all state and local governments regardless of their size. The workshop will include a brief overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the civil rights responsibilities of the public roadway owners, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements, NJDOT requirements, and AASHTO “Green Book” requirements for the pedestrian networks along our roads.

A general overview of topics covered are:

  • Federal Laws and Regulations and local government responsibilities
  • ADA Self-Evaluations and Transition Plans
  • Landmark court cases
  • Standards, policies and  guidelines, and proposed guidelines
  • Sidewalks
  • Curb Ramps
  • Street Crossings
  • Pedestrians signals for the blind, individuals with low vison, and pedestrians that are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Work Zones

Date & Time

April 9, 2020
8:30 am–12:30 pm


Essex County – NJTPA
1085 Raymond Blvd. 17th Floor (Board Room)
Newark, NJ 07102 United States

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Construction & Design
Ted Green, P.E.

This is a free event, however registration is required


DCA CPWM 2 technical, 2 government contact hours; 4 PDHs


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