The Access Board's Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting October 15 and 16 in Washington, D.C. The Board organized this committee in May to assist the Board in reviewing and updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Transportation Vehicles. The committee will develop recommendations on updates to sections of the guidelines covering transportation vehicles that operate on fixed guideway systems, including rapid, light, commuter, intercity, and high speed rail.
The agenda for the meeting includes:
- initial remarks and introduction of committee members
- consideration of the committee's charter and operating procedures
- discussion of administrative issues (including dates of future committee meetings)
- discussion of issues for potential consideration by the committee.
Committee meetings are open to the public, and interested persons can attend and communicate their views on issues of interest during designated public comment periods on each day of the meeting. Organizations or persons not on the committee may also have the opportunity to participate in any subcommittees formed by the committee.
Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee Meeting
October 15 (10:00 - 5:00) and October 16 (9:00 - 3:00)
Access Board Conference Center
1331 F Street, NW, Suite 800
Note: An assistive listening system, Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), and sign language interpreters will be provided. For the comfort of all participants and to promote a fragrance-free environment, attendees are requested not to use perfume, cologne, or other fragrances.