Published in the Federal Register February 27, 2020.



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, Monday through Wednesday, March 9-11, 2020, at the times and location listed below.

DATES: The schedule of events is as follows:

Monday, March 9, 2020

10:30 a.m.-Noon     Ad Hoc Committee on Frontier Issues
1:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.  Ad Hoc Committee on Design Guidance
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Budget Committee
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Planning and Evaluation Committee

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Discussion: National Council on Disability Report,” Has the Promise Been Kept?—Federal Enforcement of Disability Rights Laws” (Closed)
11:00 a.m.-Noon      Technical Programs Committee
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  Public Hearing on Rail Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Board Meeting

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 Wednesday, March 11, the Access Board will consider the following agenda items:

  • Approval of January 15, 2020 draft meeting minutes (vote)
  • Ad Hoc Committee Reports: Design Guidance; Frontier Issues
  • Budget Committee
  • Planning and Evaluation Committee
  • Technical Programs Committee
  • Election Assistance Commission Report
  • Election of Officers
  • 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 Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 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 Wednesday, March 4. Commenters will be provided with a call-in number and passcode before the meeting. Commenters will be called on in the order by which they are 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.

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 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 meeting through a live webcast from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at:

David M. Capozzi (signature)

David M. Capozzi,
Executive Director