Who invented the wheelchair ramp?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp?

While most private residences in the U.S.A. are not required to have wheelchair ramps, they are often necessary and useful for individuals with mobility issues, for babes in strollers, and any othe... Read More »

ADA Wheelchair Ramp Regulations?

The Federal government passed the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 in an effort to ensure the safety of it's citizens when using public facilities. ADA set forth guidelines and buildin... Read More »

How Steep Should a Wheelchair Ramp Be?

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