January 30, 2010 | Policy Guidance, Practice Guidance
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards
Adopted by the U.S. Department of Justice (2010) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (2006)
The ADA standards are issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) and apply to facilities covered by the ADA in new construction and alterations. DOJ’s standards apply to all facilities covered by the ADA, except public transportation facilities, which are subject to DOT’s standards.