ADA & ABA Illustrated Guide to Parks and Trails (Paperback)
Is your park accessible and barrier-free? How high should a restroom soap dispenser be mounted? Does your park have van-accessible parking?What width should an accessible trail be?These are just a few of the many questions answered in ADA & ABA Illustrated Guide to Parks and Trails. Utilizing guidelines from ADA Standards for Accessibility Design and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards, this book provides a quick reference guide for the following: -Parking, Ramps & Handrails, Restrooms, Drinking fountains, Picnic tables, Outdoor benches, Outdoor grills and Fire rings, Trash receptacles, Water hydrants, and Accessible trails. Personal commentaries from the author, Mark Hehir, also appear throughout the book. As a wheelchair user since 1996, Mark explains why it is essential for parks and trails to follow the guidelines set by the ADA and ABA so they are inclusive for everyone.