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Access Board: United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

Organization URL(s)

www.access-board.gov/
info@access-board.gov

Other Contact Information

1331 F Street, NW Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111
1-800-872-2253 (Voice - Toll-free)
202-272-0080 (Voice)
202-272-0081 (FAX)
1-800-993-2822 (TTY)
202-272-0082 (TTY)

Description

Created in 1973, the Board is the federal agency which develops minimum guidelines and requirements for standards issued under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA), develops accessibility guidelines for telecommunications equipment and customer premises equipment under the Telecommunications Act, develops accessibility standards for electronic and information technology under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provides technical assistance on those guidelines and standards, and enforces the Architectural Barriers Act.

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Review Date

Friday, Dec 12, 2008