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Public Rights-Of-Way Access Advisory Committee to the U.S. Access Board Final Report: Building a True Community

By Barlow, Janet

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Title: Public Rights-Of-Way Access Advisory Committee to the U.S. Access Board Final Report: Building a True Community  
Author: Barlow, Janet
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Access Board, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Collections: U.S. Access Board Collection
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Publisher: United States Access Board

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Barlow, J. (n.d.). Public Rights-Of-Way Access Advisory Committee to the U.S. Access Board Final Report: Building a True Community. Retrieved from http://www.worldpubliclibrary.org/


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Government Reference Publication

Excerpt
Excerpt: The public right-of-way is an ancient concept, as old as the notion of owning land. The commerce of humankind requires circulation, and since the days of the earliest cities, the public street has served as the venue and vessel for the exchange of ideas, opinions, services and goods. For centuries, public rights-of-way ensured the right to passage of all users, humble or grand, on foot or by any other mode. However, only within the latter half of the last century has serious thought been given to the right to access for those who, historically, had never been considered at all in the built environment. Within the public right-of-way, efforts to accommodate people with disabilities have been accomplished on a state-by-state basis with guidance from various code-writing organizations, but there has been no single national set of guidelines for accommodating people with disabilities in the public right-of-way...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents -- PART I: INTRODUCTION .. 1 -- THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY 1 -- BACKGROUND .. 2 -- SOME ISSUES CONSIDERED BY THE COMMITTEE . 6 -- THE STRUCTURE AND FORMAT OF THIS REPORT .. 9 -- PART II: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDED STANDARDS 13 -- PART III: RECOMMENDED STANDARDS, SCOPING -- AND TECHNICAL PROVISIONS .. 23 -- X01 General .. 23 -- X01.1 Applicability of this Section . 23 -- X01.2 Definitions 23 -- X01.3 Existing Public Rights-of-Way .. 31

 

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