Curb ramps

DOJ files voting access suit against Texas county

Monday, August 15, 2016The Department of Justice sued the nation’s third-largest county August 4, contending that its polling stations are overwhelmingly inaccessible to voters with mobility and visual disabilities. “Like all voters, individuals with disabilities deserve the opportunity to vote at their local…

Agreement reached to make Denver’s pedestrian pathways more accessible

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 The City of Denver announced an agreement with the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition on January 25, requiring the city to review and improve upon its ADA compliance in regard to its thousands of…

Seattle sued over inaccessible curbs

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Seattle sued over inaccessible curbs
Seattle Attorney Conrad Reynoldson uses a power wheelchair to navigate his hometown’s busy streets. Each day, he encounters numerous inaccessible curbs. Some contain broken or dangerously steep ramps. Others contain no curb cut at all.…

(Video) How everyday technology can be adapted to make independent living possible – the life and times of Richard Devylder

Monday, August 31, 2015This month the community of people with disabilities lost a valued member and friend to many. Called “a long time disability advocate and former appointee at the U.S. Department of Transportation,” by the National Council on Disability, Richard Devylder…

Access Board updates online guide

Friday, August 14, 2015
New Accessibility Guidance
The U.S. Access Board released a new chapter to its online guide July 27, providing guidance for creating accessible routes, such as doors and gates, ramps and curb ramps, and elevators and platform lifts. The guide,…