Accessibility for Elderly and Handicapped Pedestrians: A Manual for Cities
U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research, Development, and Technology, 1987 - Barrier-free design - 200 pages
This manual includes two sections. Part I: Planning and Programming describes the four planning stages and provides guidance for planners and other officials to follow in developing an accessibility program. Some examples from successful city programs are included. Part II: Design provides explanations of the details needed in executing the accessibility plans in Part I. Each design chapter provides definitions, Federal and other standards if they exist, illustrations, and an extensive part on Problems and Recommended Solutions. In this part, a checklist of commonly encountered general and specific design problems is provided, and then recommended solutions are listed by each problem.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Route Planning and Programming
Walkways and Sidewalks
8 other sections not shown
0nce 0rleans access aisle accessible parking spaces accessible route advisory council approach balusters budget bus turnouts Central Business District Changes in level channelizing islands Checklist of Problems Checklist of Steps construction cross slope crosswalk line crosswalk markings curb cuts degree angle Design Problems Design developed drinking fountains edge elderly and handicapped elderly or handicapped elements facilities Figure goals gripping surface handicapped pedestrians handicapped person hazardous horizontal projection Illumination implementation installed Layout and Placement location and placement MUTCD number of accessible passenger loading zones pavement pedestrian crossing pedestrian improvements pedestrian indications pedestrian refuge islands Pedestrian Signal Indications problems and recommended Problems Design Details Problems Q ramp surface ranking recommended solutions address Recommended Solutions Problems riser roadway Scope This chapter sidewalk signal faces signs specific design problems stairs standards street furniture study districts tactile surface treatments telephones texture vehicle vehicular visually impaired WALK indication walkway wheelchair users