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Everything you need to know about accessible parking spaces

Everything you need to know about accessible parking spaces

| November 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Accessible parking spaces are mandatory for all parking facilities on a site, including garages and lots, a regulation required by the ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Businesses and privately owned facilities that provide some kind of goods or services much also remove barriers to access in existing lots. How many accessible spaces should there be? […]

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How hearing impaired drivers work at Lyft

How hearing impaired drivers work at Lyft

| October 1, 2014

Out of the ongoing hubub over regulating rideshare companies emerges a positive new trend at ridesharing service Lyft: The company, recognizable for the giant pink mustache logos attached to its cars, is seeing an uptick in deaf hires. A number of sources have reported that deaf drivers using the app are on the rise, and, […]

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NY becomes first state to update the handicap symbol

NY becomes first state to update the handicap symbol

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

New York made history late last month when Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill mandating the replacement of the iconic handicap symbol. “This bill is an important step toward correcting society’s understanding of accessibility and eliminating a stigma for more than 1 million New Yorkers,” he said in a statement. The new symbol depicts […]

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To stop disabled parking violations, do you aim for the wallet or conscience?

To stop disabled parking violations, do you aim for the wallet or conscience?

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

For many, the temptation of a disabled parking spot is too great to resist. Whether it’s borrowing a family member’s legitimate placard, using an illegally printed permit, or simply parking at the spot for “just a minute”; many will violate the law for the sake of convenience. To show how rampant disabled parking abuse has […]

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