Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board


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Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

The former name of the Access Board.

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The United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has released a new edition of Bulletin 1: Detectable Warnings, a technical assistance guide designed to help the public understand detectable warnings in concept, as a product, and as applied to alteration or new construction of buildings and facilities.
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) has recommended that ATMs provide either a front or side reach to meet the accessibility guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
In addition, section 502 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 created the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (1988).
Our cooperative efforts with the National Council on Disability and the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board work to assure full civil rights for people with disabilities.
The Act also contains provisions requiring the Attorney General--in consultation with the Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Secretary of Transportation, the Chair of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, and the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission--to develop a plan for providing technical assistance to covered entities in understanding their responsibilities under the legislation.
It identifies the Rehabilitation Act of 1968, The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board and subsequent legislation but fails to identify the American National Standards on Accessibility and Usability of All Buildings and Facilities Used by the Public which preceded the aforementioned by many years and was in fact responsible for the aforementioned could apply only to federal buildings and facilities whereas the latter applied to any and all facilities used by the public and was arrived at by volunteer consensus of all groups of disabilities, all responsible professional groups, all related governmental agencies and all those responsible for implementation and enforcement regarding the Standards after considerable research.
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