Mapping handicapped accessibility facilities at Ferris State University A surveying engineering approach 2006 Class project Handicapped Accessibility Acts
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A surveying engineering approach
2006 Class project
Dion T. R. (2002), Land Development for Civil Engineers 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons
Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS), at: http://www.access-board.gov/ufas/ufas-html/ufas.htm
Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) at: http://www.access-board.gov/ada-aba/final.htm
The minimum number of designed spaces should be according to the following table:
of Utility Tunnels
Here are the proposed steps to carry out the mapping of handicapped facilities:
In the lab:
In the field:
Back in the lab:
This is a unique project.
To the best of our knowledge, no other university or organization has performed a similar project.
We hope that this project will set some guidelines for handicapped accessibility mapping.
This is a classical GIS project, which include data integration, spatial data collection, and spatial and attribute data presentation.
It should be a good learning experience which hopefully will yield a useful product.