Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee: Meeting Agenda

Rail Vehicles Access Advisory Committee - Meeting #3 
April 10 and 11, 2014
Preliminary Agenda

U.S. Access Board Conference Room
1331 F Street, N.W., suite 800
Washington, DC 20004


Thursday, April 10 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

1. Introductions

2. Administrative Matters

3. Reports from Subcommittee Conference Calls of February and March

4. Educational Presentations

a. Federal Railroad Administration – Rail 101
b. SW Ohio Regional Transit Authority – Maximizing Accessibility for Modern Streetcar Systems
c. Ricon Corporation – An Overview of Vehicle Access Systems
d. Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access – Research: Anthropometry of Wheeled Mobility for Transportation Applications
e. Amtrak – GAP Mitigation/Elimination Program

5. Public Comment

6. Communications Subcommittee (no earlier than 2 p.m.)

Note: Lunch (on your own) at a time favorable to the Committee.


Friday, April 11 (9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

1. On-Board Circulation Subcommittee Meeting (morning)

2. Lunch (on your own)

3. Boarding and Alighting Subcommittee Meeting (afternoon)