The ADA and Parking
Accessible parking is a common feature in parking lots—and a common topic in questions posed on the Northeast ADA Center hotline.
Parking & Transportation Overview
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has given us inspiration, guidance, and specific rules about parking and transportation.
How to File a Complaint
If you feel that the ADA, or a related law, is not being followed, you can file a complaint. This article helps you figure out where to report the problem.
The Spirit of the ADA and Your Business
If you are merely complying with the ADA to meet a legal requirement, you’re missing the true purpose—or spirit—of the ADA.
About the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
What's in the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design? How do these standards relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? This article answers these questions and more.
- Transportation Survey
We would like to invite you to participate in a national survey titled, Transportation Access and Experiences, which is designed to improve understanding of accessibility of public transportation for...
- Overview of the Proposed Public Rights of Way Accessibility Guidelines
04/13/2016- This webinar will review the U.S. Access Board’s proposed guidelines that address conditions and constraints that are unique to public rights-of-way, including pedestrian access to sidewalks and...
- Air Travel for Individuals with Disabilities: Intersection of the Air Carriers Access Act and the ADA
11/18/2015- A recent study by the Open Doors Organization revealed that in the past two years, more than 26 million adults with disabilities traveled for business or pleasure. While legislation such as the Air Ca...
- What’s Your Plan? Barrier Removal in Title III Entities. Part 3
03/21/2014- Part 2 and Part 3 of the series will walk stakeholders through the process of performing a physical accessibility site assessment of their facility (what to look for in the parking areas, entrances, c...
- What‘s Your Plan? Barrier Removal in Title III Entities. Part 2
01/17/2014- Part 2 and Part 3 of the series will walk stakeholders through the process of performing a physical accessibility site assessment of their facility (what to look for in the parking areas, entran...
Ask About The ADA
- If a business charges for its parking lot access, does someone with a disabled parking placard have to pay?
If a business charges all individuals (including those without disabilities) for parking lot access, then yes, the business owner can charge people with disabilities for parking access. What would be...
- Reserved Parking for Renters
Q. I would like to have a reserved parking space at the apartment complex where I live because I have difficulty walking long distances due to my disability and the parking lot is first come, first se...
- Can the use of an accessible parking space be restricted for a limited amount of time?
The only instance when the use of an accessible parking space can be limited to a certain amount of time would be if those same time restrictions are applied to the entire parking area. Implementing p...
- I noticed that snow has been plowed into the accessible parking space(s) at my grocery store. Isn't this an ADA violation?
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III Regulations include a responsibility “to maintain in operable working condition those features of facilities that are required to be readily a...
- Is an assigned accessible parking space a type of reasonable accommodation?
Generally, yes. Where an employer provides employee parking, they also need to provide accessible parking to employees with disabilities unless doing so would cause an undue hardship. While an employe...