Truncated Dome Product Blog

man in a mechanical wheelchair is passing by the alee of the park

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) is the law of the land. Ignoring the requirements to provide accessible access to people with disabilities can have serious legal and financial consequences for businesses and localities across the U.S. Failing to install and maintain an ADA compliant sidewalk or curb ramp slope which allows safer access to […]

A rusty Brodie helmet from WW1.

Since the 1900s, the way in which disability is perceived and treated has changed dramatically. For example, sidewalk truncated domes are now standard in cities, and those with disabilities now enjoy inclusive workplaces and communities. Join us as we take a look back at the history of disability rights. The 1900s The early 19th century […]

Handicapped Accessible Sign

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), businesses, non-profit organizations, and state and local governments must provide equal opportunities to the general public and people with disabilities. Many associate it with workplace discrimination, but ADA compliance involves ensuring public areas are accessible. Here are 7 ways you can ensure your business is compliant. Do All […]

diagonal tactile paving at platform edge

Detectable warning surfaces are required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Federal guidelines require warning mats to be of a minimum size and for truncated domes to meet specific diameter, height, and spacing requirements. These surface-mounted truncated domes can be felt through a cane, walker, wheelchair, or a person’s feet. Among the most important […]

Cast in Place Tactile

Most businesses are required by law to follow the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This important piece of legislation, first enforced in 1991 and amended over the years, mainly focuses on businesses that serve the public. It requires them to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities, especially regarding access. There are […]