The ADA and Parking
Accessible parking is a common feature in parking lots—and a common topic in questions posed on the Northeast ADA Center hotline.
Parking & Transportation Overview
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has given us inspiration, guidance, and specific rules about parking and transportation.
The ADA and Transportation Providers
Consider why accessible transportation is so important and find an overview of requirements for public and private transportation from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
How to File a Complaint
If you feel that the ADA, or a related law, is not being followed, you can file a complaint. This article helps you figure out where to report the problem.
- I know I am required to have accessible parking spaces…but where do I put them???
Most people understand that that if they provide parking at their site/facility, they then have to provide accessible parking as well. Things get a little trickier sometimes when yo...
- The Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Accessible Parking
This week we turn to accessible parking in residential sites. We receive a number of calls about accessible parking in housing settings, like apartments and condos, so this week we wanted to highlight...
- Accessible Parking Requirements – Not as Clear Cut as you May Think. Pt. 2
This is the second of several posts throughout March that discuss accessible parking space design requirements, including those requirements that are unique to the Northeast ADA Center’s&...
- Why Should Retail Operators be Thinking About Accessible Parking?
The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design are more than 250 pages long. The standards cover a multitude of areas that are required to be accessible, and the technical requirements for how to achi...
- Accessible Parking Requirements – Not as Clear Cut as you May Think.
We receive a lot of requests for technical assistance at the Northeast ADA Center, many that pertain to the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. One consistent “hot topic” is a...
Ask About The ADA
- I own a small business that needs some physical modifications for people who are wheelchair users or have other mobility impairments. Does the federal government have any tax incentives to help me with the costs of making these modifications?
Yes. The Disabled Access Credit, IRS form 8826, provides a credit for small businesses that incur expenditures for providing access to persons with disabilities. An eligible small business is one that...