Public Notice of an Opportunity to Review and Comment on DOT’s Updated Transition Plan for Pedestrian Ramps
The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has drafted an Updated Transition Plan for Pedestrian Ramps in accordance with Section 28 CFR 25.150(d) of the Americans with Disabilities Act and invites the public to review and offer comment on its draft prior to its final publication.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the draft Updated Transition Plan for Pedestrian Ramps provides information about DOT’s efforts in providing safe and accessible pedestrian ramps at intersections Citywide. The Updated Transition Plan for Pedestrian Ramps details our Citywide surveying of all ramps, how we program construction of ramps, our plans for ongoing maintenance of constructed ramps, and a construction schedule.
DOT will hold a public hearing online, which will take place on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 10 am. You can join the Zoom meeting here:
Meeting ID: 949 2050 7552
If joining by phone only, please call 1-929-205-6099 or 1-646-518-9805 with the same Meeting ID and Password prompts above.
NYCDOT encourages anyone interested to review the draft and to submit comments. The opportunity to comment will take place from October 15, 2021, through November 15, 2021. You can comment by:
- Website. You can submit comments to DOT through the public commenting portal on this webpage by clicking here
- Email. You can email comments to ADATransitionPlan@dot.nyc.gov
- Mail. You can mail comments to Edmund Asiedu, Policy Analyst for Accessibility, New York City Department of Transportation, 55 Water Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10041.
- By Speaking at the Hearing. Anyone who wants to comment on the proposed rule at the public hearing must sign up to speak. You can sign up before the hearing by emailing ADATransitionPlan@dot.nyc.gov by Friday, November 12, 2021, including your name. While you will be given an opportunity during the hearing to indicate that you would like to provide comments, we prefer that you sign up in advance. You can speak for up to three minutes.
The draft can be found here: Transition Plan PDF and Transition Plan Appendix.
If you need assistance for a reasonable accommodation or need a sign language interpreter, please email us at ADATransitionPlan@dot.nyc.gov by Monday, November 8, 2021.
For more information, please contact ADATransitionPlan@dot.nyc.gov