John Cleveland Civil Rights Consulting

Course #A-01

The Americans with Disabilities Act:
“A Big Picture View”

-One Day Course-

This course is an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II as it is applied to transportation. The course begins with an introduction to the ADA in terms of nondiscrimination provisions for people with disabilities and then describes all regulatory requirements for the provision of service on fixed route, deviated fixed route and demand response service. Specific eligibility requirements for complementary paratransit service are covered along with ADA Complementary Paratransit Service Criteria as established in DOT regulations. Regulatory requirements established by the DOT and United States Access Board for transportation facilities are also covered. Finally, the course concludes with the importance of effective well documented policies for passengers with disabilities.