Relevant Ada Components

Of particular importance to architects and engineers are Titles III and IV of the ADA. The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) enforce Titles III and IV of the Act throughout the United States to make American society more accessible to people with disabilities. The information provided here is baseline data that gives an overview of the types of issues to be reviewed and standard handicapped-compliance modifications required at a typical facility. Figure 11.7 shows the typical components that are evaluated for ADA compliance.

Figure 11.7 Typical components to be evaluated for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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