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The U.S. Access Board’s Technical Assistance phone number is now 202-272-0080 extension 3.

U.S. Access Board Seeks Additional Information for Advisory Guidelines for Aircraft Onboard Wheelchairs

January 04, 2022

The U.S. Access Board has reopened its public comment period on advisory guidelines for aircraft onboard wheelchairs until January 17, 2022. As indicated in a published notice, the Board seeks information on onboard wheelchair loads and caster wheels for use in finalizing its voluntary guidelines. The Department of Transportation also solicits further information on its performance standards for onboard wheelchairs as outlined in a separate meeting notice.

Individuals may submit comments to the Board via any of the following methods:

  • Federal Register Notice: Select the “Submit a Formal Comment” button on the right-hand side and follow the instructions.
  • Email: docket@access-board.gov. Include docket number ATBCB-2019-0002 in the subject line of the message.
  • Mail:

Office of Technical and Information Services
U.S. Access Board
1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111

For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to https://www.regulations.gov/document/ATBCB-2019-0002-0001.