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In-Person Event – Compliance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Public Right-of-Way

  • April 29
  • 8:30 am–12:00 pm

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.

The following topics are covered in the pre-recorded videos to be viewed prior to the start of the live online portion of the workshop:

  • Federal Laws and Regulations and local government responsibilities
  • Landmark court cases
  • Standards, policies and  guidelines, and proposed guidelines
  • ADA Self-Evaluations and Transition Plans

 The following topics will be covered in the live online portion of the workshop:

  • Sidewalks
  • Street Crossings
  • Curb Ramps
  • Pedestrians signals for the blind, individuals with low vison, and pedestrians that are deaf or hard of hearing
  • On street Parking
  • Work Zones

Credits: 4 PDH. 4 Technical CPWM Contact Hours

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

**This is a free event, however registration is required.**

Rutgers COVID-19 Classroom Protocols

Rutgers University has implemented the following guidelines for all attendees of in-person, indoor workshops taking place in classroom spaces. The following guidelines must be followed in order to attend any in-person course:

  • BRING YOUR PROOF OF VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST
    • All workshop attendees will be required to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the CDC or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test before entering the classroom space.
    • Attendees can display proof of vaccination status with a vaccination card (you may present proof on paper or a smartphone) or NJ’s Docket App and similar Apps.
    • Unvaccinated attendees including those with a medical or religious exception to vaccinations must show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the start of the workshop. The test results must clearly show the date and time of the test.
  • WEAR A FACE MASK
    • All attendees regardless of vaccination status will be required to wear an appropriate face mask while inside the classroom. Masks must fit snugly, covering the nose and mouth with no gaps. Neck garters and bandanas are not acceptable.

Any attendee that does not show proof of being fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 PCR test, and/or not wearing a face mask will not be permitted to attend the workshop. If there are any changes to the University guidelines prior to the workshop, all attendees will be notified of the changes.
If you are feeling ill the day of the workshop, we kindly ask that you do not attend the workshop. Due to Rutgers strict COVID policies, not all drinking fountains are currently available for use. Please bring your own water as there are no vending machines in the building.
If you are not comfortable with the University’s in-person workshop guidelines, please do not register for this workshop.

Date & Time

Date
April 29
Time
8:30 am–12:00 pm

Location

Middlesex County – Rutgers CAIT
100 Brett Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854 United States

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Additional Information
Ted Green, P.E. Program Engineer at the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program (NJ LTAP). He provides Americans with Disabilities Act training as it relates to the public right-of-way and other transportation related subjects. Ted presents ADA courses with the FHWA Resource Center staff in several states and has been a trainer for the FHWA Designing Pedestrian Facilities for Accessibility Train-the-Trainer.
Fee

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

Credits

4 PDH. 4 Technical CPWM Contact Hours

Registration

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