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

  • February 25February 26
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE: Your log on information will be included in your registration confirmation email. If you do not receive an immediate confirmation, please check your junk/SPAM folders or email barbara.morgan@soe.rutgers.edu. Full attendance is required in order to receive a certificate of completion and PDHs

This is an asynchronous workshop with portions prerecorded as well as live online content. Link to the prerequisite videos will be included with your confirmation email. The online portion of the workshop will be hosted via WebEx. If you are not familiar with WebEx, please visit the Rutgers WebEx site to download the application before joining.

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

Date & Time

Start
February 25 @ 10:00 am
End
February 26 @ 12:00 pm

Location

Virtual
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.
Credits

4 PDH. 4 Technical CPWM Contact Hours

Registration

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