Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities

Texas 2016 Study on Accessible Parking and Disabled Placard Abuse: A Status Update

The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities presented an overview of its study on accessible parking and an update on accessible parking activities around the country to the Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities on May 3, 2018. This presentation summarizes study findings, recommendations, and noted best practices from other states to deter accessible parking and disabled placard fraud and abuse. Recent legislative efforts from around the country on disabled placard fraud and abuse and the formation of the National Accessible Parking Coalition formed in December 2017 are also highlighted.

Source Credit: Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
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2016 Texas Study on Accessible Parking and Disabled Placard Abuse

Upon invitation from the International Parking and Mobility Institute, the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities presented an overview of its study on accessible parking to the Stakeholder’s Forum on Accessible Parking and Disabled Placard Abuse on December 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. This presentation summarizes study findings, recommendations, and noted best practices from other states to deter accessible parking and disabled placard fraud and abuse. Also highlighted are recent legislative efforts from around the country addressing disabled placard fraud and abuse which impacts the daily lives of people with disabilities.

Source Credit: Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
View Online: https://gov.texas.gov/organization/disabilities/goals

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Texas Interim Report: A Review of Accessible Parking for Persons with Disabilities

During the 84th Legislative Session, House Bill 1317 charged the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities to study accessible parking issues. Areas mandated for study included accessible parking laws and requirements in Texas and other states; the ADA and related federal regulations, 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, and 2012 Texas Accessibility Standards; and accessible parking policies for state-owned parking lots and the Texas State Capitol grounds. This report discusses findings that emerged from data gathered from sources including public testimony, surveys distributed to persons with disabilities and businesses, state multi-agency meetings, and similarly-situated organizations in other states.

Source Credit: Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
View Online: https://gov.texas.gov/organization/disabilities/goals

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