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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 LLC

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 […]

Most 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 and requires employers to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Common ADA requirements also include ease of access, public rights-of-way, and curb ramps at pedestrian crossings. Many of the products ADA Solutions […]

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 Dome FAQs

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 several questions about the selection, installation, and maintenance of truncated dome tiles to ensure your property complies with current ADA regulations. Keep reading to learn the […]

Cast Iron Products: Iron Dome®

For twenty years ADA Solutions LLC, 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 […]

Who Is Seiichi Miyake and Why Did He Make Truncated Domes?

In 1965, the inventor Seiichi Miyake created something that would spread to almost every civilized country in the world. Since the creation of truncated domes, a tactile warning surface that is built into sidewalks and pedestrian thoroughfares, they have been installed throughout his native Japan, as well as Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. […]

What Is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990. It was passed to prohibit discrimination for persons with disabilities and to allow them access to specific areas that were previously problematic. These included areas such as employment, medical care, education, and government buildings. It also allowed them to use various forms of transportation and […]