U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access-Board) was created in 1973 to serve the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities. The Board is the federal agency which develops minimum guidelines and requirements for standards issued under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), develops accessibility guidelines for telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment under the Telecommunications Act, develops accessibility standards for electronic and information technology under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provides technical assistance on those guidelines and standards, and enforces the Architectural Barriers Act. The website offers transportation vehicle guidelines, building and facility design guidelines, publications, training, telecommunications information and more.
U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) mission is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future. Their website contains an abundant amount of information, such as DOT strategic plan, docket, rules and references, programs and initiatives, education and employment and much more. Also, their website provides links to sixteen transportation agencies and provides an advanced search engine that allows you to find information on various government transportation sites.
U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) offers information on-line, such as aviation support and regulation, travel tips for passengers, newsroom, safety, security and system efficiency, contracting opportunities, career opportunities in aviation and a list of all FAA organizations. Also, visit the FAA Office of Civil Rights for information on the People With Disabilities Program and a National Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees with Disabilities.
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