Access: PATH Train

November 2011
New Mobility;Nov2011, Vol. 22 Issue 218, p10
The article reports that U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler ordered the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to install elevators at the Grove Street Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) station to comply with the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act.


Related Articles

  • Historic Balboa Theatre: Shallow Pit Elevator.  // Elevator World;Jan2010, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p92 

    The article discusses how Gillespie Corp. met the challenge of installing a passenger elevator in the Balboa Theatre in San Diego, California that is stretcher/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant without disturbing the existing structural footings of the building. The solution chosen...

  • The Best Policy. Taylor, Erika // Pool & Spa News;5/11/2012, p9 

    The article comments on regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for swimming pools and spa. It has been stated that the ADA requires commerical pools and spas to install fixed lift in vessels for wheelchair-bound individuals to enjoy swimming. The author believes that the...

  • Renovating Elevator Cabs. Garris, Leah B. // Buildings;Nov2008, Vol. 102 Issue 11, p32 

    The article focuses on the renovation of elevator cabs. Tommy Bowden, vice president of modernization at ThyssenKrupp Elevator, offers two main reasons for cab renovations: aesthetics and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)/code changes. Bowden says that modernization should also be considered...

  • Phoenix Modular Elevator. Pate, Elizabeth // Elevator World;May2011, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p58 

    The article profiles Phoenix Modular Elevator (PME), a U.S. manufacturer and installer of modular elevators. According to the author, PME purchased the assets of Infinite Access Corporation, including its AC3000 patent, in 2009 and began manufacturing under the PME brand. The author reports that...

  • Boston's Transit Authority Focuses on Customer Service. Hines, Bryan R. // Elevator World;Nov2009, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p52 

    The article describes the initiatives implemented by Boston's Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) under general manager Dan Grabauskus to improve MBTA's vertical-transportation (VT) equipment and customer service. They include review of all elevators and escalators in MBTA's portfolio and...

  • Cutting Costs with Modular Elevators. Shield, Tom // Construction Specifier;Aug2012, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p46 

    A relatively new solution in vertical transportation growing in popularity is the modular elevator, which has many advantages over a conventionally constructed elevator. Modular elevators can be used in both new and retrofitted buildings from two to seven stories tall. They have been installed...

  • The Conflicting Roles of the Elevator Safety Code, LEED and ADA in Elevator Renovation. Klein, George // Elevator World;May2011, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p61 

    The article examines the conflicts between the U.S. Elevator Safety Code, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ACT) in elevator renovation. According to the author, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) A17.1 Safety Code...

  • Americans with Disabilities Act removes barriers for wide range of patients. Tamar-Mattis, Anne // Endocrine Today;May2011, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p6 

    The author reflects on the changes in the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which widen the definition of disability.

  • Supervisor's insight.  // Legal Alert for Supervisors;1/20/2012, Vol. 7 Issue 160, p3 

    The article offers perspectives in a supervisor's point of view concerning the legalities of having health problems due to diabetes based on the grounds under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics