ADA Bus Requirements

ADA Requirements

The following minimum requirements have been established by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 regarding the transportation of handicapped passengers. For a complete detailed explanation of the ADA or to request a copy of the ADA handbook, you may call the ADA information line at 800-514-0301 (voice) or 800-514-0383 (TDD); or you may visit the ADA web site.

Demand Response Requirements

    • Para transit lift door (mounted behind entrance door on rear passenger side)
    • Wheelchair lift 30″ x 48″ with side handrails, front and rear barriers, and stow lock
    • Transmission interlock system
    • All ADA decals
    • Interior light in lift area
    • Exterior light in lift area
    • Overhead handrail
    • Forward-facing wheelchair restraint

Fixed Route Requirements

    • All of the above demand response requirements
    • Public address system
    • Signal system
    • Route signs on both front and curb side

Optional ADA Equipment

    • Carpeted storage box
    • Wall-mounted storage pouch
    • Wheelchair belt cutters
    • Additional stanchion and modesty panel
    • Torso pads (requires seatbelts)
    • Raised flat floor with no wheel wells