Training Class
Designing Pedestrian Facilities for Accessibility - 2018
Mar 20 - Mar 21 in Juneau
CityJuneau
Date/TimeMar 20 - Mar 21
0830-1630
Location/Phone

Westmark Baranof Hotel - Gastineau
127 North Franklin Street, Juneau, Alaska 99801-1280
Phone: (907) 586-2660   Fax: (907) 586-8315

Everyone needs safety vests, bring 3 or 4 smart levels for the class and outdoor activities are on day 1 so dress appropriately.

Registration DeadlineFeb 27
Class Size30
StatusFull
Seat Availability
0 seats available for DOT
InstructorsPatrick E Gomez, Esq., Civil Rights Specialist, FHWA Resource Center, Matteson, Illinois
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Mar 23 - Mar 27 in Fairbanks
CityFairbanks
Date/TimeMar 23 - Mar 27
0830-1630
Location/Phone

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center - Minto
813 Noble Street
,
FairbanksAlaska99701-4977
Phone: (907) 456-7722 Fax: (907) 451-7478


Day 1 is the 23rd and Day 2 is the 27th

Everyone needs safety vests, bring 3 or 4 smart levels for the class and outdoor activities are on day 1 so dress appropriately.

Registration DeadlineMar 02
Class Size30
StatusSeats available
Seat Availability
5 seats available for DOT
InstructorsPatrick E Gomez, Esq., Civil Rights Specialist, FHWA Resource Center, Matteson, Illinois
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Mar 29 - Mar 30 in Anchorage
CityAnchorage
Date/TimeMar 29 - Mar 30
0830-1630
Location/Phone

TBD

Everyone needs safety vests, bring 3 or 4 smart levels for the class and outdoor activities are on day 1 so dress appropriately.

Registration DeadlineMar 08
Class Size30
StatusSeats available
Seat Availability
0 seats available for DOT
2 seats available for City/Borough Government
InstructorsPatrick E Gomez, Esq., Civil Rights Specialist, FHWA Resource Center, Matteson, Illinois
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Description

This course was designed to ensure that pedestrian facilities and access routes are properly constructed and maintained for all individuals, including those with disabilities.  This course also focuses on proper design and maintenance of pedestrian access routes in new construction or when existing facilities are altered.  Participants are engaged through a power point presentation, discussion, video demonstrations, small group problem identification, and features a hands-on outdoor wheelchair exercise, blind-fold, low vision goggle exercise. This training was developed to provide information and best practices for those involved in the design and maintenance of pedestrian facilities, and for those individuals that ensure the proper adherence to all applicable laws and guidelines. This course is taught from the perspective of the Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG), a best practice for public rights of way.

Objectives / Topics
     
  • Module 1: Laws, Regulations and Pedestrian Characteristics
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  • Module 2: Pedestrian Access Route (PAR)
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  • Module 3: Curb Ramps and other Transitions
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  • Module 4: Detectable Warnings (truncated domes)
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  • Module 5: Pedestrian Crossings
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  • Module 6: Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS)
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  • Module 7: Street Furniture and Parking
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  • Module 8: Work Zones & Maintenance
Target Audience

Engineers with planning, design, construction, or maintenance responsibilities; Area Engineers; ADA Coordinators; Civil Rights Specialists; EEO Representatives; Legal Representatives or Legal Liaisons that defend complaints or law suits concerning disability discrimination under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Prerequisites

Participants should bring safety vests and SMART levels for outdoor exercises.

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