News from the Justice Department: Justice Department Signs Agreement with Kansas City, Missouri, to Ensure Civic Access for People with Disabilities

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  The Justice Department today announced an agreement with Kansas City, Missouri, to improve access to all aspects of civic life for individuals with disabilities. The agreement is the landmark 200th settlement reached under Project Civic Access (PCA), the department’s wide-ranging initiative to ensure that cities, towns and counties throughout the country comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

People interested in finding out more about the ADA, today’s agreement with Kansas City, Missouri, the Project Civic Access initiative, or the ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments can access the ADA website at http://www.ada.gov or call the toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 or (800) 514-0383 (TTY).

 
 

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Michele Ohmes

thumbnail image Michele S. Ohmes is an Americans with Disabilities Act specialist and wheelchair user who works with public works departments, facility managers, and contractors. Her design manual — ADA and Accessibility: Let's Get Practical — is available on CD-ROM through the American Public Works Association's Web site. Author's note: Michele & Associates does not render legal advice and has no enforcement authority regarding the ADA or other federal disability-rights legislation.