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  1. TPAR Workshop and Demonstration Continuing Education and Conference Center, U of MnJune 23, 2010 Mn/DOT American Traffic Safety Services Association The Northland Chapter of ATSSA

  2. Thank you Who’s here: • ADA trainers • ATSSA members • Device manufacturers • Engineering community (organizations and consultants) • FHWA staff • Mn/DOT Districts and Central Offices • Organizations representing community with disabilities • Public agencies – Counties and Cities

  3. Goals of the Workshop • Multifaceted event • Training • Why is this important? • What standards exist at this time? • Ideas for implementation

  4. Goals of the Workshop • Multifaceted event • Demonstration • Existing devices that may be of use

  5. Goals of the Workshop • Multifaceted event • Fact-finding (we don’t have all the answers) • Attendees provide feedback • How to better make areas impacted by construction accessible • Update Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices • Develop Best Practices • Comments on Draft TPAR Design Guidelines • Help industry improve or create accessible devices • Please fill out provided feedback form

  6. TPAR Device Focus Group Evaluation • Parallel Market Research Effort • Trainers • Pedestrians with Disabilities • Devices/products will be evaluated • Gather information and opinions on needs of pedestrians with disabilities • Trainer Focus Group Debrief • Continues tomorrow

  7. ADA in the Work Zone: A Legal Perspective Janine C. Ashe, Ed.S., Esq. Civil Rights Policy and Regulations Specialist Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Civil Rights

  8. Pedestrian with Disabilities Experiences in the Work Zone Joe Cioffi Jennifer Dunnam Zach Ellingson Bruce Lattu

  9. What is Mn/DOT Doing?ADA Implementation PlanADA Coordinator Kristie Billiar Todd Grugel

  10. Draft Temporary Pedestrian Access Route (TPAR) Guidance Ken E. Johnson, PE Mn/DOT Office of Traffic, Safety and Technology ken.johnson@state.mn.us 651-234-7386

  11. ATSSA Resources Tim Cox

  12. Pedestrian Considerations in Work Zones… St. Peter Main Street Reconstruct

  13. Trainer Focus Group Debrief Harold Cook

  14. Intelligent Transportation Systems for Accessibility Joe Cioffi

  15. Adjourn – Thank You Again