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Features to Look for in Detectable Warning Surfaces

Whether you have a new construction project or a retrofitting project, selecting the appropriate detectable warning surfaces is important. You need to ensure you are compliant with the current ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) requirements.1 Since the ADA first went into effect in 1991, there have been several changes, and it is your responsibility to […]

A Path for Improved Safety: Glow Dome Detectable Warning Tiles

The city is a jumble of access ramps, train platforms, bus stops, sidewalks, curbs, and intersections. While a non-disabled person finds these challenges pretty easy to navigate and deal with, for people with disabilities and visual impairments, this can be more of a struggle. So much so, moving around a big city could truly be […]

Why Certain Colors Are Used for Tactile Detectable Warning Surfaces

Have you ever wondered what purpose those raised truncated domes served when placed at busy intersections or along the edge of subway and train platforms? Aside from providing visual cues to non-visually impaired people that they need to take caution in this location, the raised bumps help provide non-visual cues to people who have problems […]

Tactile Warning Surfaces at ADA Solutions

Tactile Warning surfaces are needed in many places as required by federal, state, and local laws and regulations. You will find Tactile warning surfaces used in such locations as: Bus Stations Train Stations Airports Subway Stations Public Sidewalks Public Crosswalks Entry Ways to Businesses Apartment Complexes Condominium Communities Schools, Colleges, and Universities Essentially, these special […]

Common ADA Requirements

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was introduced in 1990 and revised as recently as 2016. In addition to defining a disability, it forbids discrimination against individuals with disabilities and requires employers to provide them with reasonable workplace accommodations. Common ADA requirements also include ease of access, public rights-of-way, and curb ramps at pedestrian crossings. […]

Devices That Help People with Disabilities

Numerous devices have been created to aid over 56 million Americans with disabilities, to ensure safety and convenience throughout everyday life. Disabilities can include both physical and mental impairments, such as issues with mobility or cognitive disorders. While some disabilities are fairly recognizable, others are not always immediately apparent. Studies show that an estimated 10% […]

Truncated Domes FAQ

The use of truncated dome warning tiles has increased the accessibility and safety of public buildings and transportation for the visually impaired. As a property owner, you may have questions about the selection, installation, and maintenance of truncated dome tiles to ensure your property complies with current ADA regulations. What are truncated domes? What is […]

Cast Iron Products: Iron Dome®

For twenty years ADA Solutions, has been the industry leader in manufacturing detectable warning surfaces that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable government regulations. We have arrived at this position as a direct result of our willingness to innovate and a policy of responding to the needs of our customers […]