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Blind female passenger waiting for a subway train

The use of detectable warning surfaces in transit facilities makes access by those with visual impairments and disabilities much easier. The tactile warning surfaces help provide guidance to the appropriate platform, while at the same time serve as a warning. The raised domes on the tiles indicate caution should be used and could signify encountering […]

A sidewalk curb ramp which has a yellow detectable surface ramp installed

When public spaces are improved and made accessible, everyone benefits. To illustrate, consider the curb ramp. This change to sidewalks at intersections and store entrances made it possible for people with mobility issues to have easier access. Curb ramps first started to appear in the late 1940s. At that time, they were considered an accessibility […]

Americans with Disabilities Act ADA and glasses

As a business owner, there are tons of things that you have to worry about, such as managing a budget and marketing your brand. One business factor that often falls through the cracks is ADA compliance. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) exists to protect people with disabilities in both public and private places. Someone […]

blind floor tiles on train station platform

ADA Solutions is the leading manufacturer of detectable warning surface products in the U.S. For more than 20 years we have provided long-lasting detectable warning systems—including replaceable cast-in-place dry and wet tile, ADA warning mats, and more—to contractors, engineers, architects, and distributors. ADA’s products are essential in public spaces and private organizations alike. A History […]

one pedestrian walks on the subway platform along detectable warning surfaces

Have you ever noticed bumpy colored panels at a public transportation stop or even when exiting a store? Most people simply walk over the textured surface without giving it much thought, but these panels aren’t installed just because. They serve a huge safety purpose for those with disabilities. Here’s what you need to know about […]