In October 2002, the Federal Transit Administration's Office of Civil Rights posted its interpretation concerning whether a transit operator is permitted to establish "premium charges" for complementary paratransit services that exceed the minimum requirements established by the Department of Transportation's ADA regulations. Visit http://www.fta.dot.gov/office/civrights/bps.html for more information.
ADA Legislation and Regulations
For Service Providers
- Outpatient Healthcare Usability Profile (PDF)
Released by the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL)
This form, intended for healthcare facilities, is a self-assessment that quickly generates a picture of accessibility for any type of building and could be used beyond the health care field. It covers accessibility to bathrooms, elevators, hallways, ramps to the building entrance, among others.