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2022 3-Hour Spring Webinar |Accessible Public Rights-of-Way and Bus/Rail Facilities

PRESENTATION OVERVIEW:

This course will provide an overview of ADA and California Building Code accessibility standards applicable to newly constructed or altered transportation facilities, including rail stations, bus stops, bus rapid transit facilities, and platforms. We will examine the joint DOJ/DOT authority to Enforce Title II of the ADA with respect to the public right of way, accessibility requirements for new construction, pedestrian facility alterations, accessibility standards for transportation facilities and transit agency jurisdiction, ADA/Section 504, and accessibility requirements applicable to temporary events and temporary traffic control.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Learners will be able to identify the kinds of alterations that can be made to existing sidewalks, curbs, and related pedestrian facilities in the public right of way that meet federal ADA and California accessibility standards.
  2. Learners will be able to apply the appropriate federal ADA and California accessibility standards when designing accessible routes and circulation paths at transportation facilities.
  3. Learners will be able to reference the appropriate federal ADA accessibility standards that cover the design and construction of Amtrak and commuter rail stations.
  4. Learners will be able to reference California accessibility standards applicable to temporary events and alternative pedestrian access routes.

COST:

  • CASI Member: $35
  • Non-Member: $100

3 hours of Continuing Education Credits were issued for DSA CASp Certification Renewal, International Code Council (ICC), and LU/HSW Continuing Education Credits for the American Institute of Architect (AIA).

    SPEAKERS:

    Glenn Dea, AIA, ADAC, CASp (#023, 2008)
    President of Collaborative Access Studio (CAS)

    Employed in the architecture and construction industry since 1988, Glenn is a licensed architect in the states of California and Utah and is an ICC-certified accessibility inspector/plans examiner. Since 2001, Glenn's practice has focused on compliance with federal and state accessibility standards, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan services, and accessible design covering buildings, sites, and pedestrian facilities in public rights-of-way. This has encompassed accessibility evaluations, plan reviews, and code analyses for numerous corporate, education, and governmental clients. Glenn's notable experience includes:

    • From 2004-2011, consultant access compliance plan reviewer to California’s Division of the State Architect (DSA) – Los Angeles Basin Region Office.
    • Provider of accessibility consulting services on behalf of municipal and transportation agencies including City of Beverly Hills, City of Long Beach, County of San Bernardino, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA, or “Metro”), Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT), and San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA).
    • Provider of technical assistance to attorneys and other clients to assist in the resolution of lawsuits, complaints, and claims related to state and federal access laws. This experience has included assistance in the capacity of third-party Independent Licensed Architect (“ILA”) and conducting accessibility evaluations of transportation facilities under terms of settlement agreements entered into by the US Department of Justice (US DOJ) and other parties.
    • On behalf of the International Sign Association, alternate delegate (2014-2021) and primary delegate (2021-current) to the ICC/ANSI Committee on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, contributing to creation of the 2017 edition of the ICC A117.1 Accessibility Standard. The A117.1 Standard is adopted by building code jurisdictions throughout the United States.

    2022 Spring Webinar | Friday, April 8th, 2022