01/30-31/2024 – “Designing Accessible Pedestrian Facilities under ADA, IBC, and PROWAG” – National Webinar

Kristi Avalos will present this two-day live interactive, national webinar hosted by HalfMoon Education, Inc.

Course Description:

This 6.5-hour course will assist design professionals in designing more accessible pedestrian facilities by utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the International Building Code (IBC), and the Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) as both references and as a framework. The course defines public rights-of-way, discusses accessible pedestrian access routes, street crossings, parking and transits stops, and explores the shared use path guidelines.

Day One: Tuesday, January 30, 2024
8:30 – 11:45 am CDT

Day Two: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
8:30 am – 12:15 pm CDT

Day One Agenda:

Public Rights-of-Way

  • Definitions, standards and guidelines

  • 2010 ADA Accessibility Standards (ADA)

  • 2021 International Building Code (IBC)

  • Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG)

Providing Accessible Pedestrian Access Routes

  • Public rights-of-way

  • Street crossings

  • Scoping for PROWAG

  • Cross slope

  • Pedestrian access routes

  • Driveways

  • Route widths

  • Surfaces

  • Obstructions

  • Changes in level

  • Running slope

  • Horizontal openings

  • Temporary routes

Day Two Agenda:

Providing Accessible Pedestrian Access Routes, Continued

  • Curb ramps

  • Blended transitions

  • Landings

  • Detectable warnings

  • Protruding objects

  • Ramps and handrails

Providing Accessible Pedestrian Street Crossings, Parking and Transit Stops

  • Crossing time

  • Accessible pedestrian signals

  • Accessible push-buttons

  • Roundabouts

  • On-street parking

  • Transit stop

Shared Use Path Guidelines

  • Guidelines for shared paths

  • Resolving conflicts between users

  • Separate pathways for pedestrians and bicyclists

  • Shared use path intersections

For more information and registration, click here.


Jan 30 2024 - Jan 31 2024


8:30 am - 12:15 pm

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