In an earlier post, we discussed accessibility requirements for off-street parking. Now, this post will address the provision of accessible on-street parking. While the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board (MAAB) and the 1991 and 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (1991/2010 ADA Standards) have very specific regulations regarding off-street accessible parking, these regulations do not extend their jurisdiction to on-street accessible parking spaces.
Accessible parking is essential to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in community life. Availability of parking with accessible features allows persons with certain limitations to access businesses, schools, medical facilities, places of employment, etc. This post will discuss designated accessible, also known as “handicapped,” parking provisions …Continue Reading Accessible Parking Laws for Public Lots
MOD often hears from concerned callers reporting violation of disability or “handicapped” parking regulations asking what they can do to combat the problem. Disability parking violation is certainly a serious issue that can take various forms. This post will outline some typical violations. One type is …Continue Reading Disability Parking Violations & Abuse: What You Can Do
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