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ACCESSIBILITY HANDBOOK FOR TRANSIT FACILITIES (BALOG 1992)
This document is a handbook that will help architects, engineers, and transit system managers to understand and follow the Federal Government regulations contained in the Final Rule, 49 CFR Part 37, which describes the requirements for transportation facilities to be accessible to persons with disabilities. This Handbook explains what is required by the regulations in language that is easy to understand and includes a large number of illustrations which further clarify the requirements for accessibility. This Handbook will make it easier for planners to ensure the accessibility of facilities by offering clear directions, helpful suggestions, and relevant examples of accessible features.

TOOLKIT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF BUS STOP ACCESSIBILITY AND SAFETY (NELSON\NYGAARD CONSULTING ASSOCIATES 2006) by Project Action

This "how-to" manual provides guidelines for optimal bus stop design including a comprehensive assessment tool. It addresses shelter design, lighting, security, pedestrian environment, signage, wayfinding, technology, urban/rural considerations and organizational collaboration.

FULL-LENGTH, LEVEL-BOARDING PLATFORMS IN NEW COMMUTER AND INTERCITY RAIL STATIONS (DOT SEP 2005)
The norm for new commuter and intercity rail stations is a platform running the full length of the passenger boarding area of the station that permits level boarding to all accessible cars of trains stopping at the station.    Level boarding for all cars of a train is significant because, if passengers with disabilities are unable to enter all cars from the platform, the passengers will have access only to segregated service.  This would be inconsistent with the nondiscrimination mandate of the ADA.


DETECTABLE WARNINGS: TESTING AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS AT TRANSIT STATIONS (TMS 1994)
This report presents the results of a comprehensive testing and performance evaluation program for detectable warning materials placed along the edges of a transit station platform.