Michigan Wheelchair Ramp Requirements?

Answer According to the 2000 US Census, nearly 50 million people in the United Stated have a documented disability. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) provides specifications and guidelines... Read More »

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ADA Requirements for a Bus Wheelchair Ramp?

Equal access to public transportation "is a critical right.guaranteed ... for people with disabilities[.]" To guarantee that right, the federal government has enacted multiple statutes, agencies an... Read More »

Who invented the wheelchair ramp?

Philip L. Petersen of California invented the portable wheelchair ramp. The ramp was designed to permit a wheelchair to negotiate steps with or without an assistant, as well as for storage and tran... Read More »

How to Design Your Own Wheelchair Ramp?

Wheelchair ramps are essential for increasing the mobility and independence of wheelchair users and should be part of the planning stage for all new public buildings. For existing buildings, there ... Read More »

How Steep Should a Wheelchair Ramp Be?

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