ATBCB


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ATBCB

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, a federal agency charged with enforcing legislation requiring that federal buildings and transportation facilities be accessible to the disabled.
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ATBCB would like work stations to be designed and constructed so that people with disabilities can approach, enter and leave the area.
Although ATBCB proposes that they be accessible to persons in wheelchairs, its proposal does allow for an alternative entry that would be as convenient as the entry provided for the general public.
Thus, in addition to compliance and enforcement, Congress charged the ATBCB with providing technical assistance to all affected parties, much of which involves explaining the various requirements to designers and builders.
Nevertheless, the minimum guidelines promulgated by the ATBCB, and the actual design standards, UFAS, do acknowledge the problems inherent in renovations to transit facilities, such as subway stations.
Parker, ATBCB chairperson, noted the strongly expressed interest of members of the building industry, including the Council of American Building Officials and the American National Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Committee (ANSI A117) in working with ATBCB to develop a single set of accessibility criteria for the United States.
The architectural standards for accessibility in new construction are contained in the ADA Accessibility Guidelines issued by the ATBCB, an independent federal agency.
Public Accommodations: The Department of Transportation, the attorney general, and ATBCB
The US Department of Justice, in consultation with the federal Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) has 180 days to develop rules and guidelines for its enforcement.
The Council of American Building Officials (CABO), an umbrella organization representing three major building groups, has offered to assist the US architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) in developing accessibility requirements identified in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
Since its creation in 1946, PVA has been in the avant-garde on matters of accessibility and a significant voice in establishing standards through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and in the 1973 formation of the US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB).
These standards were developed by the US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) and have recently been updated for consistency with ANSI A117.1.