Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.
Notice of meeting.
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established a Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist the Board in developing a proposed rule on accessibility guidelines for newly constructed and altered public rights-of-way covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968. This document announces the next meeting of the technical assistance sub-committee of that Committee, which will be open to the public.
The meeting of the sub-committee is scheduled for May 4, 2003 (beginning at 2 p.m. and ending at 5 p.m.), May 5, 2003 (beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m.) and May 6, 2003 (beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 12 noon).
The meeting will be held at the Great Lakes Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center, University of Illinois/Chicago, Department on Disability & Human Development, Room 168, 1640 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Lois Thibault, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20004-1111. Telephone number (202) 272-0023 (Voice); (202) 272-0082 (TTY). E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This document is available in alternate formats (cassette tape, Braille, large print, or ASCII disk) upon request. This document is also available on the Board's Internet Site (http://www.access-board.gov/prowmtg.htm).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On October 20, 1999, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) published a notice appointing members to a Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory Committee (Committee). 64 FR 56482 (October 20, 1999). The objectives of the Committee include providing recommendations for developing a proposed rule addressing accessibility guidelines for newly constructed and altered public rights-of-way covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, recommendations regarding technical assistance issues, and guidance for best practices for alterations in the public rights-of-way.
On January 10, 2001, the Committee presented its recommendations on accessible public rights-of-way in a report entitled “Building a True Community”. The report is available on the Access Board's Web site at http://www.access-board.gov or can be ordered by calling the Access Board at (800) 872-2253 (voice) or (800) 993-2822 (TTY).
At its June meeting, the technical assistance subcommittee will continue to address the development and format of technical assistance materials relating to public rights-of-way. The sub-committee meeting will be open to the public and interested persons can attend the meeting and participate on subcommittees of the Committee. All interested persons will have the opportunity to comment when the proposed accessibility guidelines for public rights-of-way are issued in the Federal Register by the Access Board.
Individuals who require sign language interpreters or real-time captioning systems should contact Lois Thibault by April 29, 2003. Notices of future meetings will be published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Lawrence W. Roffee,
[FR Doc. 03-10038 Filed 4-22-03; 8:45 am]
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