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Wheelchair symbol at the skytrain station

When installed and used properly, detectable warning tiles can improve safety and accessibility. However, there are common mistakes which can actually make these surfaces dangerous for users. Installing Too Many Although it may seem that a higher number of ADA tiles would make surfaces safer, the opposite can actually be true. Tiles that are too […]

Blind african businessman in business office

The World Health Organization estimates that over two billion people worldwide live with a visual disability.1 Therefore, running a business means making it accessible to all customers, including those with color blindness and who are legally blind or otherwise visually impaired. When you empower these customers to access your business safely, easily, and independently, you […]

Tactile Paving On Railroad Station Platform By Train

Tactile paving refers to the panels, surface indicators, or detectable warning plates used near street crossings and on transportation platforms. A common form uses rows of truncated domes, arranged in a grid pattern, which can be felt under foot or by a wheelchair or cane. Other plates consist of rows of long narrow bars to […]

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This guide to small business ADA requirements in California will help your business or public facility achieve compliance and avoid the most common pitfalls. Are you wondering if the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to your business? If your doors are open to the public, or you maintain an outdoor public space, the answer is […]

Wheelchair ramp

Used by millions of people with mobility problems, wheelchairs offer the opportunity for free movement and independent, caretaker-free living. For these individuals, wheelchair ramps that offer easy access are absolutely essential. Why Do We Need Wheelchair Ramps? Wheelchair ramps are needed for every reason, but all mean the same thing to those who use them: […]