TITLE

America the Beautiful--and Accessible

AUTHOR(S)
Shteir, Seth
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
PN;Jul2008, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article emphasizes the effort of the National Park Services (NPS) in providing people with disabilities access to national parks that spread across the U.S. The effort, accordingly, was reflected via the introduction of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968, the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Other than these laws, park planning is now based on the principle of universal design, so that all people or visitors will have access to these places.
ACCESSION #
32588074

 

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