Board Meeting Notice

Published in the Federal Register August 21, 2015.



AGENCY:  Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

ACTION:  Notice of meetings.

SUMMARY:  The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) plans to hold its regular committee and Board meetings in Washington, DC, Tuesday through Thursday, September 8-10, 2015 at the times and location listed below.

DATES:  The schedule of events is as follows:

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
1:30 – 2:30     Technical Programs Committee
3:30 – 4:00     Ad Hoc Committee on Design Guidance

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
9:30 – 10:30    Ad Hoc Committee on Frontier Issues
10:45 – Noon   Technical Programs Committee
1:30 – 2:00      Budget Committee:  Vote
2:00 – 2:30      Planning and Evaluation Committee
2:30 – 4:00      Ad Hoc Committee Meetings:  Closed

Thursday, September 10, 2015
11:30 – Noon   Ethics Briefing
1:30 – 3:00      Board Meeting
                       Guest Speaker: William Peterson, Executive Director, Office of Accessible Systems
                       and Technology, Department of Homeland Security: Trusted Tester Program

ADDRESS:  Meetings will be held at the Access Board Conference Room, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 800, Washington, DC  20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  For further information regarding the meetings, please contact David Capozzi, Executive Director, (202) 272-0010 (voice); (202) 272-0054 (TTY).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  At the Board meeting scheduled on the afternoon of Thursday, September 10, 2015, the Access Board will consider the following agenda items:

  • Approval of the draft July 29, 2015 meeting minutes (vote)
  • Ad Hoc Committee Reports: Information and Communications Technologies; Self-Service Transaction Machines; Public Rights-of-Way and Shared Use Paths; Transportation Vehicles; Passenger Vessels; Medical Diagnostic Equipment; Frontier Issues; and Design Guidance
  • Budget Committee
  • Technical Programs Committee
  • Planning and Evaluation Committee
  • Election Assistance Commission Report
  • Executive Director’s Report
  • Public Comment (final 15 minutes of the meeting)

Members of the public can provide comments either in-person or over the telephone during the final 15 minutes of the Board meeting on Thursday, September 10. Any individual interested in providing comment is asked to pre-register by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line “Access Board meeting - Public Comment” with your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the body of your email. All emails to register for public comment must be received by Friday, September 4, 2015. Commenters will be called on in the order by which they pre-registered. Due to time constraints, each commenter is limited to two minutes. Commenters on the telephone will be in a listen-only capacity until they are called on. Use the following call-in number: (877) 701-1628; passcode: 86801095 and dial in 5 minutes before the meeting begins at 1:30 p.m.

All meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. An assistive listening system, Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), and sign language interpreters will be available at the Board meeting and committee meetings. Persons attending Board meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants (see for more information).

You may view the Thursday, September 10, 2015 meeting through a live captioned webcast from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at: 

David M. Capozzi (signature)

David M. Capozzi,
Executive Director.