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In-Person Event – NJLTAP – Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • November 2
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

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, group exercise designing curb ramps, 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.

Agenda

  • 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
  • Online Group Design Exercises

Rutgers COVID-19 Classroom Protocols

Face coverings are optional. 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
November 2
Time
8:30 am–3:30 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

6 PDH. 6 Technical CPWM Contact Hours

Registration

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