News

Board Sponsored Study Examines Impacts of Rough Surfaces on Wheelchair Traffic December 09 2014
Board Releases Guidance on Playground Surfaces October 27 2014
Gretchen Jacobs Named Board's General Counsel September 03 2014
Guide on Access to Outdoor Sites Available from the Board August 11 2014
Board Issues Guidelines for Emergency Transportable Housing May 07 2014
Board Launches Online Guides to the ADA and ABA Standards April 14 2014
President Obama Reappoints Karen L. Braitmayer to the Access Board April 04 2014
Board Sponsored Study Completed on Natural Trail Surface Materials March 25 2014
President Obama Names Members to the Access Board March 21 2014
CVS to Provide Talking Prescription Drug Labels March 18 2014
Michael K. Yudin Elected Chair of the Access Board March 12 2014
Update on the Board's Refresh of the Section 508 Standards and Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines March 10 2014
Board Advisory Committee Issues Report on Medical Diagnostic Equipment March 06 2014
Board Issues Final Guidelines for Federal Outdoor Recreation Sites September 26 2013
The Rehabilitation Act and Creation of the Access Board September 26 2013
Boy Scouts Improve Accessibility at National River Area August 20 2013
Board Extends Comment Period for Proposed Vessel Guidelines August 13 2013
Celebrating 23 Years of the ADA July 26 2013
Board Releases Guidance on Access to Prescription Drug Container Labels July 10 2013
Board Releases Proposed Guidelines for Passenger Vessels June 18 2013
Board Forms Advisory Committee on Rail Vehicle Accessibility May 31 2013
Board to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Berkeley on May 9 April 17 2013
Board to Form Advisory Committee on Update of Rail Vehicle Guidelines February 14 2013
Board Issues Supplemental Rule to Address Access to Shared Use Paths February 13 2013
President Obama Appoints Michael Graves to the U.S. Access Board January 28 2013
New Online ABA Complaint Form Available for Public Review December 18 2012
Neil Melick Joins Access Board Staff December 10 2012
President Obama Names Sachin Dev Pavithran to the U.S. Access Board December 04 2012
Marc D. Guthrie Appointed to the U.S. Access Board November 26 2012
Board Organizes Working Group on Access to Drug Labels October 31 2012
Board Seeks Information on Bus Access Ramps in Update of Vehicle Guidelines August 20 2012
Board to Lead Effort to Develop Guidance on Accessible Drug Labels July 13 2012
Board Organizes Advisory Committee on Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment July 03 2012
Board Releases Proposed Guidelines for Emergency Transportable Housing June 18 2012
Board to Hold Public Hearing in Atlanta on May 8 April 09 2012
Board to Charter Advisory Panel on Medical Diagnostic Equipment March 13 2012
Board Releases Proposed Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment February 09 2012
Board Holds Hearing on Draft ICT Rule January 12 2012
Board to Hold Public Hearing on Draft ICT Rule January 04 2012
Board Releases New Draft of ICT Rule for Public Comment December 08 2011
Access Board Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Rights-of-Way Rule to February 2 December 05 2011
Board to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Rights-of-Way Guidelines October 31 2011
Regina Blye Appointed to the U.S. Access Board September 06 2011
President Obama Appoints Christopher Stephen Hart to the Board August 23 2011
Melissa Anderson Joins Board Staff as Transportation Engineer August 22 2011
Virtual Forum on Improving Access to Federal Information Technology August 18 2011
Board to Hold Public Meetings in Dallas on September 12 August 17 2011
Board Holds Briefing on Proposed Rights-of-Way Guidelines July 28 2011
Board Releases Right-of-Way Guidelines for Public Comment July 26 2011
Board to Publish Proposed Rights-of-Way Guidelines on July 26 July 12 2011
Board to Issue Proposed Guidelines for Accessible Public Rights-of-Way June 16 2011
Section 508 Listening Session to be Held at Stanford University June 01 2011
Rex Pace Named the Board's Technical Assistance Coordinator April 18 2011
Board to Hold Hearing on Refresh of ICT Standards and Guidelines April 12 2011
Nancy Starnes Elected Chair of the Access Board March 31 2011
Board Seeks Comment on Access to Shared Use Paths March 28 2011
Major Study Completed on People Who Use Wheeled Mobility Aids February 23 2011
Guidance Issued on Dimenshional Tolerances for Accessible Surfaces February 23 2011
Forum on Improving Access to Federal Sector IT to be Held at CSUN Conference February 22 2011
Section 508 Listening Session to be Held at IDEAS Conference December 02 2010
President Obama Appoints New Members to the U.S. Access Board September 14 2010
Board Seeks Public Input on Vehicle Guidelines and Information Technology at Chicago Events September 07 2010
Board to Hold Public Meeting on Shared Use Paths August 24 2010
Board Opens New Conference Space August 03 2010
Board Holds Forum on Medical Diagnostic Equipment July 30 2010
Board to Undertake Rulemaking on Classroom Acoustics July 30 2010
President Obama Announces Release of Updated ADA Rules July 27 2010
Board Proposes Updates to Its ADA Guidelines for Buses and Vans July 26 2010
Celebrating 20 Years of the ADA July 26 2010
Board Mourns Loss of Former Member Denis Pratt July 12 2010
Board to Hold Forum on Access to Medical Diagnostic Equipment June 23 2010
Public Provides Feedback on Draft ICT Rule at Board Hearing May 14 2010
Access Board to Set Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment under Health Care Reform Law March 23 2010
Board Releases Draft Refresh of Section 508 Standards and Section 225 Guidelines March 17 2010
Board Teams with Regional ADA Centers to Conduct Webinar Series November 02 2009
Board Offers Enhanced Options for News Subscriptions October 27 2009
Board Releases Draft of Final Guidelines for Federal Outdoor Sites October 19 2009
Board Issues Guidance on Accessible Pedestrian Signals June 25 2009
Board Holds Town Meeting in Boston June 04 2009
Board to Hold Town Meeting in Boston in May April 17 2009
Recovery Requires Accessibility March 30 2009
Douglas Anderson Elected Chair of the Access Board March 23 2009
Department of Defense Adopts New ABA Standards December 17 2008
Committee on Emergency Transportable Housing Presents Report December 16 2008
David Capozzi Named Executive Director of the Access Board November 24 2008
Board Releases Revised Draft of Updated Guidelines for Buses and Vans November 19 2008
Committee on Emergency Transportable Housing to Present Report November 10 2008
Advisory Committee Presents Report on Vessel Alarm Systems October 17 2008
White House Names New Board Members September 15 2008
Lawrence Roffee Retires as the Board's Executive Director August 13 2008
Board Holds Information Meeting on Beach Access July 29 2008
Board Holds Town Meeting in St. Louis June 25 2008
Board to Hold Information Meeting on Beach Access June 24 2008
Department of Justice Issues Notices to Adopt New ADA Standards June 17 2008
Board Names Advisory Committee Chairs July 26 2006