30 May '14, 1am

NYC Transit makes subway station ADA accessible #accessibility via @METROmagTweet

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s New York City Transit completed a vital project allowing customers at the Utica Av A/C Subway Lines to use three new ADA-accessible elevators to reach the platforms from the street level to both northbound and southbound platforms. This project enables full ADA accessibility at the Utica Avenue station on Brooklyn’s Fulton Line. One elevator is located near the intersection of Utica Avenue and Fulton Street connecting the street to the station’s mezzanine. The other two elevators connect the mezzanine with both platforms. Additional project work included the installation of ADA boarding areas with tactile warning strips and signage on the platforms, customer assistance intercoms and reconfiguring the control area to meet all ADA requirements. “In the last several years, we have worked hard to make our transit system increasingly ...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/news/story/2014/05/nyc-tran...

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