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Suggested Citation:"ACKNOWLEDGMENTS." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Impacts of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Transit Agency Liability. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25329.
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Suggested Citation:"ACKNOWLEDGMENTS." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Impacts of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Transit Agency Liability. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25329.
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This study was performed under the overall guidance of TCRP Project Committee J-5. The Committee is chaired by Sheryl King Benford, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Cleveland, Ohio. Members are Rolf G. Asphaung, Denver Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colorado; Darrell Brown, Capital Area Transit System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Robert I. Brownstein, AECOM, Baltimore, Maryland; Teresa J. Moore, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Pompano Beach, Florida; Elizabeth M. O’Neill, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, Atlanta, Georgia; Robin M. Reitzes, San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, San Francisco, California; and James S. Thiel, Madison, Wisconsin. Bonnie Graves provides liaison with the Federal Transit Administration; Keira McNett serves as the liaison with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Robert Shea provides liaison with TRB’s Technical Activities Division, and Gwen Chisholm Smith represents the TCRP staff.

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TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest 54: Impacts of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Transit Agency Liability explores the types of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and legal claims against transit agencies. The ADA has transformed U.S. transit agencies, which now have sophis­ticated programs to address a wide variety of accessibility goals in such areas as the design of transit stations, bus and rail vehicle design, media stop announcements, para­transit programs, website design and content, and many other tools that address ADA requirements. This research presents an assessment of challenges in implementing the ADA from the perspective of transit operators. Additionally, this digest summarizes relevant guidance from the U.S. Federal Transit Administration. Download the following appendix that accompanies the report:

  • Appendix D: Transit Agencies' Policies, Procedures, and Other Materials
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