In order to have an accessible site where parking is provided, people must be able to get to the site first. This means accessible parking is a necessity. This is a common part of the accessibility codes that most design professionals and building inspectors will have to deal with in their everyday work. Parking is easy to make accessible, but also easy to get wrong. This course will point out why this should be a top priority and how to avoid the pitfalls.
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Determine how many accessible parking spaces, and what type, are needed at a given example site.
List the components of an accessible parking space.
Identify if a parking space is accessible according to the 2010 ADA Standards, sections 208 and 502.
Demonstrate the steps needed to bring non-compliant accessible parking into compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards.
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Presenter: BJ Epstein
BJ Dietz Epstein holds a master’s degree in architecture (M.Arch) from Iowa State University. The major emphasis of her studies there was accessibility. Working with Dr. Arvid Osterberg, author of Access for Everyone, she developed training materials for accessibility to teach students, architects, building inspectors, and facilities, planning, and management staff.
Ms. Epstein has ten years of experience in the field of accessibility. She currently works for the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco, as an Accessible Media Specialist. There, she creates audio tactile maps as wayfinding solutions for people who are blind or visually impaired. She also performs accessibility compliance checks for signage, and consults with museums, parks, and businesses to ensure that they go above and beyond for their patrons with disabilities.
Ms. Epstein brings a passion for accessibility to her work, as well as the ability to translate from legalese into layman’s terms. She is well versed in the ADA Standards, as well as the California Building Codes pertaining to accessibility. She wants to make accessibility easy to understand and easy to implement.
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