Designing Accessible Pedestrian Facilities under ADA, IBC and PROWAG

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This 6.5-hour course will assist design professionals in designing more accessible pedestrian facilities by utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the International Building Code (IBC), and the Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) as both references and as a framework. The course defines public rights-of-way, discusses accessible pedestrian access routes, street crossings, parking and transits stops, and explores the shared use path guidelines.
Distance Learning
Course Equivalency
Accessibility / ADA
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcomes
Learning Outcome 1:
Learners will be able to define what a public right-of-way is, and discuss the standards and guidelines prescribed by the 2010 ADA Accessibility Standards, the 2021 International Building Code, and PROWAG.

Learning Outcome 2:
Learners will be able to design accessible pedestrian access routes with appropriate route widths, slopes, cross slopes, surfaces, changes in level, curb ramps, blended transitions, landings, detectable warnings, ramps and handrails.

Learning Outcome 3:
Learners will be able to provide accessible pedestrian street crossings, parking and transit spots with appropriate crossing times, accessible pedestrian signals, buttons, roundabouts, and more.

Learning Outcome 4:
Learners will be able to discuss shared use path guidelines, resolve conflicts between users, separate pathways for pedestrians and bicyclists, and design shared use path intersections.
Kristi Avalos
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HalfMoon Education Inc.

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