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The Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) rulemaking has concluded. The PROWAG final rule has been published in the Federal Register. Please visit the Access Board’s PROWAG page for the guidelines.

U.S. Access Board to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Baltimore

March 30, 2023

The U.S. Access Board will hold a public town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (ET) at the national headquarters of the National Federation of the Blind in Baltimore, Maryland. Presidentially appointed Access Board members and representatives from other federal member agencies will be present to hear from the local community about the state of accessibility in Baltimore and the D.C.-Maryland-Virginia area. Representatives from the Maryland Governor’s Office will also be present. 

Following the town hall meeting, members of the public will be able to meet and speak with Presidentially appointed Board members and representatives from other federal agencies at the networking event from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (ET), sponsored by the Maryland Department of Disabilities

The town hall meeting and reception are open to all members of the public. Please register for in-person attendance by July 1, 2023. To register, send an email to with your name and organization. The Access Board invites in-person oral comments on accessibility. Registrants who wish to make in-person oral comments must indicate their request to speak when emailing Public commenters will be allotted two minutes to make their comments.  

Update: To ensure all can participate, the town hall meeting will be broadcast live via Zoom for virtual attendees. Virtual attendees will only be able to listen to the meeting and not make public comments.  

American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and Communication Access Real-time Transcription (CART) services will be provided. The Access Board has a fragrance-free environment policy and requests that all attendees refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, and other fragrances and use unscented personal care products. Requests for other reasonable accommodations must be submitted by July 1, 2023 to Rose Marie Bunales at 

U.S. Access Board Town Hall Meeting 
July 25, 2023, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (ET) 
National Headquarters of the National Federation of the Blind 
Members Hall 
200 East Wells Street
Baltimore, MD 21230 
Registration: Provide full name and organization (if any) to

Virtual Attendance Information (listen-only) 
Zoom Livestream Link: 
Meeting ID: 161 617 2171 
Passcode: 067497 
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+1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose) 
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Meeting ID: 161 617 2171