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Pedestrian walking on tactile paving on footpath

Detectable warning surfaces are one of many requirements set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). They help people with visual impairments identify transitions between sidewalks and roadways, the tops and bottoms of ramps, and the edges of transit platforms. The ADA sets guidelines on detectable warning surface colors, the size of warning tiles, and […]

yellow detectable warning tiles

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990 to expand opportunities for individuals with disabilities, prevent discrimination, and improve safety. In addition, it set requirements for detectable warning systems. The criteria for these was revised with the ADA 2010 Standards for Accessible Design. To be compliant, you must factor in the […]

african american disabled man walking with friendly dog

Built on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design lays out 279 pages of guidelines for building and facility design, construction, or alteration. They apply to public buildings, facilities, and spaces. To be compliant, these must be accessible to and usable by individuals with visual impairments and other […]

guide dog helps the owner climb the stairs, enter the building

Since their development in the 1960s, tactile surfaces for the blind or partially sighted have come a long way. These tiles are usually yellow or red. For most sighted people, these look like decorative features, but they serve as very important navigational guides. Today, you’ll find many types of tactile surfaces in places like: Sidewalk […]

Dear Valued ADA Customer, As you know, ADA Solutions was acquired by SureWerx USA on March 1, 2019. The company has operated as a standalone entity since the purchase and we are working towards integration of systems and operations into the parent company, SureWerx USA Inc. Our target for ADA to operate as a division […]