NYC Department of Transportation: Pedestrian Ramps
Jan 27, 2020
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2020-01-27 13:30:002020-01-27 15:00:00America/New_YorkNYC Department of Transportation: Pedestrian RampsLast year the New York City Department of Transportation (NY
55 Water Street, Bid Room (entrance on South St) 55 Water Street New York NY 10041
Jan 27, 2020
1/27/20, 1:30pm - 3pm
55 Water Street, Bid Room (entrance on South St)
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
Last year the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) implemented the Pedestrian Ramp Program. The special taskforce in charge of this program will present how to upgrade pedestrian ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards for detectable warning surfaces and to guide people who are blind or have low vision. Additionally, they will take questions related to pedestrian ramps and and more.
Speakers: Kerry McCaffrey, Assistant Civil Engineer, Pedestrian Ramp Enforcement Unit, NYC Department of Transportation Rosa Rijos, Associate Deputy Commissioner, Pedestrian Ramp Program, NYC Department of Transportation Nichole Altmix, Executive Director – Planning, Pedestrian Ramp Program, NYC Department of Transportation Gabrielle Khan, Chief Architect, Pedestrian Ramp Program, NYC Department of Transportation
Due to DOT building regulations, registration for this event closes on January 23. Early registration is encouraged. Please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance to allow for the security process and bring a picture ID. The entrance to the Bid Room is located on the southeast corner of 55 Water Street facing the NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza.
As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits. We encourage all participants to arrive on time to comply with this policy.
AIANY Building Codes Committee; NYC Department of Transportation (DOT)
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