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Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1990 (Ada) Intercity And High-speed Passenger Rail Platform Construction Guidance And Lessons Learned

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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act) prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance and best practices for platform design and construction in compliance with the ADA, Rehab Act, and supporting regulations. This guidance’s primary audience is the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), but the guidance will also be useful to public or private high-speed-rail, passenger-rail, and commuter-rail operators.

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Last updated: Monday, April 11, 2022