Chart of the Day – Compliance with ADA Requirements

Today’s Chart of the Day covers ADA Compliance

State highway sidewalk miles that are not compliant with ADA requirements

State highway sidewalk miles that are not compliant with ADA requirements

 

Percent of eligible state highway intersections with accessible pedestrian signals installed

Percent of eligible state highway intersections with accessible pedestrian signals installed

Source: MnDOT  Annual Transportation Performance Report 2012

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7 Responses to Chart of the Day – Compliance with ADA Requirements

  1. Matt Steele
    Matt Steele April 9, 2014 at 7:52 am #

    “Accessible Pedestrian Signals” — talking beg buttons, right? Are there any ADA-compliant signal setups that don’t involve beg buttons?

    • Joseph Totten
      Joseph Totten April 9, 2014 at 10:26 am #

      I’m sure that if the button only registered a person to talk for, it would be fine. (i.e. light will give walk anyways, just for standardization of interface)

    • brad April 10, 2014 at 10:50 am #

      I wonder if it means the pedestrian signals which have an audio component that lets blind people know when they can cross (“cross Snelling Avenue”) and/or helps guide them across the intersection (chirps on each side of the street)?

  2. Nathanael April 9, 2014 at 8:21 pm #

    And this doesn’t even include the percentage of state highways which don’t have sidewalks at all (but still have 55 mph + speed limits).

    The rural areas are a disaster in ADA terms.

  3. Monte Castleman
    Monte April 11, 2014 at 8:12 pm #

    There are no ADA compliant setups that do not include beg buttons. If you want to always provide a pedestrian phase, that’s still allowed, but there has to be a button there to talk and vibrate to you even if you don’t need to push it to get a Walk.

    • Nathanael April 12, 2014 at 11:53 am #

      Actually, you can make the pedestrian phase talk *all the time*.

      This is unpopular at night, understandably.

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