TITLE

PARKING Pains

AUTHOR(S)
Herman, Bob
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
PN;Jul2012, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on various programs in the U.S. which address accessible-parking problems. It states that finding a good parking takes on a bigger level of frustration for a driver of a disabled person searching for an accessible one. It says that the Respect the Space program in Montgomery County, Maryland reminds people that parking spots are reserved for people with mobility impairments as a matter of safety and courtesy.
ACCESSION #
76501270

 

Related Articles

  • Mobility Travel Trailers.  // PN;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p14 

    The article offers news briefs related to mobility trailers in the U.S. including the launch of the Harbor View Mobility traveler series from Bridgeview Manufacturing LLC and the customer surveys of Vantage Mobility International (VMI).

  • A Better Idea?  // PN;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p15 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of improving the mobility trailer to give enough living space and privacy in the U.S.

  • Accessible Caves.  // PN;Jul2012, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p25 

    The article offers information on the battery-powered vehicles provided by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for people with disabilities to visit caves in Arangabad, Maharashtra, India such as the Ahanta and Ellora rock-cut caves.

  • Sound Off About Accessible Vehicles.  // PN;Feb2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p14 

    The article reports that Vantage Mobility International (VMI) encourage customers to participate on their customers' survey that aims to understand the customers preferences in the U.S.

  • No Flight Plan Needed.  // PN;Dec2012, Vol. 66 Issue 12, p38 

    The article reports that Amtrak's high-speed Acela trains are offering competition to airlines' volume of travelers in the U.S.' Northeast corridor largely due to Amtrak's convenient online ticketing and work-station amenities. Amtrak provides special assistance for passengers in wheelchairs....

  • veteran advisor. CASTRO, JORGE L. // PN;Oct2013, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p54 

    The author shares information regarding what veterans need to know about multiple sclerosis (MS) and the type of benefits and help that they should expect. The disease is said to affect the nervous system such as the brain, spinal cord, optic pathways and other areas and known to have a...

  • Time to do, not sue over ADA.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;06/30/97, Vol. 238 Issue 26, p98 

    Editorial. Calls on architects and other professionals for the full implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Removal of architectural barriers; Accessibility of public buildings; Subsidy in use of public buildings.

  • Beyond wheelchairs. Slatin, Peter // Architectural Record;Aug1993, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p38 

    Cites the design potential for architects with the implementation of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Making the ADA accessible; Compliance with the non-specific language of the law; Enhancing accessibility by minimally modifying standard components; Rendering silence `audible';...

  • Voter Access.  // PN;Nov2012, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p48 

    The article discusses a federal court decision which ruled in favor of greater accessibility to voting booths for disabled people after a suit was filed in 2010 by United Spinal Association and Disabled in Action addressing the barriers to polling sites.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics