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Blind Judo Foundation

Judo: empowering and enhancing the lives of the blind and visually impaired The Blind Judo Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization introducing and training blind and visually impaired individuals in the sport of Judo. 71 more words

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‘Drive-By’ ADA compliance lawsuits target Midland business owners Targeted

In the last several months, dozens of Midland businesses have been sued for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Let me start by stating that the Midland Chamber is not advocating that businesses should be exempt from compliance. 17 more words

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New federal requirement for ADA study could become costly for city

A new federal requirement to study a municipality’s streets for compliance of the American Disabilities Act could be costly for cities such as Decatur.

The Federal Highway Administration and Alabama Department of Transportation are requiring local Metropolitan Planning Organizations to analyze the streets and intersections in their areas. 7 more words

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Civic center task force still working out kinks

Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender’s Civic Center Resolution Task Force got off to a wobbly start on Monday.

Members of the group tasked with tackling some of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center’s biggest problems were confused about the group’s focus and were struggling to get a handle on the costs of improvements. 6 more words

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City plans path to ADA compliance

CHAMPAIGN — City leaders are taking steps to make the city more handicap-friendly. Tuesday night, the city council will learn more about a new ADA transition plan to bring its public spaces up-to-code. 38 more words

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Pyramid settles mall accessibility suit

PLATTSBURGH — Pyramid Management Group has reached an agreement with the State Attorney General’s Office to address accessibility issues at its 12 mall properties in New York. 31 more words

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Proactive, Not Reactive, Enforcement of ADA

Let me start by throwing out some seemingly loosely-connected facts and figures. Ready?

  • The unemployment rate of persons with disabilities (PWD hereafter) was 12.5% in 2015.  
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