Clear Floor or Ground Area
30" x 48" (760 x 1220 mm) wheelchair space, oriented for forward or side reach
48" (1220 mm) maximum forward high reach
54" (1370 mm) maximum side high reach
extra room for maneuvering into confined areas
Bus Stops and Shelters
96" (2440 mm) long x 60" (1525 mm) wide minimum
slope same as roadway
accessible route to and into shelter
clear floor space 30" x 48" (760 x 1220 mm) fully within shelter
Bus Stop Siting and Alterations.
(1) Bus stop sites shall be chosen such that, to the maximum extent practicable, the areas
where lifts or ramps are to be deployed
comply with section 10.2.1(1) and (2).
What are walkways?
Pedestrian walkways include locations where access is required for use of public
transportation, such as bus stops that are not located at intersections or crosswalks.
--DOJ Title II Technical Assistance Manual
The Transit Authority of River City (Louisville, KY) has made funds available to the city
to improve sidewalk accessibility for transit users. The city has also installed accessible
pedestrian signals at key intersections.
ADAAG 10.2 Bus Stops and Terminals.New Construction.
(1) Where new bus stop pads are constructed at bus stops, bays, or other areas where a lift
or a ramp is to be deployed, they shall have a firm, stable surface; a minimum clear
length of 96 inches (measured from the curb or vehicle roadway edge) and a minimum
clear width of 60 inches (measured parallel to the vehicle roadway) to the maximum
extent allowed by