Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)

Business/Organization Name: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
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Area(s) of Focus: Other
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The Access Board is an independent federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards.  Created in 1973 to ensure access to federally funded facilities, the Board is now a leading source of information on accessible design.  The Board develops and maintains design criteria for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.  It also provides technical assistance and training on these requirements and on accessible design and continues to enforce accessibility standards that cover federally funded facilities.

Phone Number: 800 872-2253
Street Address (include suite, bldg, etc.): 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000
City: Washington
ZIP Code: 20004
State: D.C.