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Pedestrian Accessibility Course
Designing Pedestrian Facilities for Accessibility (DPFA) Course

"For the third consecutive year MDOT has retained the services of APBP to offer the Designing Pedestrian Facilities for Accessibility course. This well developed course has helped MDOT and local agencies understand the importance of accessibility and work toward our goals of statewide compliance with federal standards."

--Josh DeBruyn, Michigan DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

pedestrians walking on a well-designed sidewalk This newly updated course includes both classroom and field work designed to increase your understanding of Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) and FHWA ADA policies.

Topics include legal policies, sidewalk design, crossings, intersections, curb ramps, construction, maintenance, pedestrian signals, and temporary traffic control. The DPFA course was developed collaboratively with the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Access Board.
"Field exercise was an eye opening experience. Excellent use of slides and videos.”
- Houston-Galveston Area Counci
l participant

The DPFA course offers AICP Certification Maintenance credits for planners, including legal credits, and professional development hours for engineers. 

To schedule a course or get more information, contact us or call 859-402-9818.

Past clients include:
Idaho Department of Transportation, District 6 City of Bend, OR
Louisiana Department of Transportation
Town of Chapel Hill, NC
Michigan Department of Transportation City of Charlotte, NC
Nebraska Department of Roads Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Transportation
North Carolina Department of Transportation City of Detroit
Vermont Agency of Transportation Greensboro Metropolitan Planning Organization
Washington Department of Transportation Lake County, Illinois
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Licking County Area Transportation Study
IBPI at Portland State University
SE Michigan Council of Governments
ITRE at North Carolina State University
New Orleans Regional Planning Commission