Universal Design/ADA Accessibility

Universal Design/ADA Accessibility Skill Definition:

Use universal design principles, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Architectural Barriers Act accessibility standards to design, layout, and lead construction of accessible trail and trail facilities.


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Resources for Universal Design/ADA Accessibility

Introduction to Trail Assessment Using UTAP and HETAP
Introduction to Trail Assessment Using UTAP and HETAP

This webinar will discuss the assessment work that Beneficial Designs does in regards to the Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP) and the High-Efficiency Trail Assessment Process (HETAP) and how the data is collected and can be viewed by the…

United States Access Board - Outdoor Developed Areas
United States Access Board - Outdoor Developed Areas

The Access Board is responsible for developing accessibility guidelines for the construction and alteration of facilities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) of 1968.

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Upcoming Trainings for Universal Design/ADA Accessibility

Trail Assessment for Accessibility and Sustainability
American Trails
American Trails
Trail Skills Institute Module 4: Trail Design and Layout
Arizona Trail Association
Arizona Trail Association
Trail Skills Institute Module 4: Trail Design and Layout

April 06 - 07, 2024

Tucson, Arizona

Move United Education Conference
Move United
Move United
Move United Education Conference

April 22 - 24, 2024

Custom Trainings

There are 41 trainers on TrailSkills
with Universal Design/ADA Accessibility experience.

Allie

Allie Maloney

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Whitefish, MT

Allie Maloney is the Coordinator for the Flathead Trails Association. Her experience includes trail…

Larry

Larry Knutson

Penn Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Newville, PA

Larry Knutson, is founder and President of Penn Trails LLC. A cloud based company for 16 years, we…

Marc

Marc Hildesheim

National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Post Falls, ID

Ben

Ben Appleby

Linear Active LLC

Contractor Trainer

Zanesville, OH

I am the founder and owner of Linear Active LLC. I started the business in 2012 after completing my…

William

William Jones

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Hood River, OR

In my sixth year working wilderness, motorized, and non-motorized trails for the Forest Service;…

Kevin

Kevin Simpson

Mountain Surf Creative

Contractor Trainer Higher Education

Quincy, CA

Kevin founded Mountain Surf Creative in 2023 as a way to bring creative solutions to trail related…

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Hire Workers

There are 134 profiles on TrailSkills
with Universal Design/ADA Accessibility experience.

Matt

Matt Rowell

USDA Forest Service

Agency

Ketchum, ID

I act as a trails and recreation supervisor for the Ketchum Ranger District of the Sawtooth…

Sarah

Sarah Walter

Penn Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Carlisle, PA

Sarah is a licensed Landscape Architect in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, with prior experience in…

Dakota

Dakota Faires

National Park Service

Agency

Springdale, UT

I am a 5 year trail builder at Zion National Park.

Caelan

Caelan Parker

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Mccall, ID

I am an early-career trails professional with the Forest Service. I have seven Agency field seasons…

Matt

Matt Able

USDA Forest Service

Agency

Winchester, KY

Gary

Gary Schultz

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Agency

Indianapolis, IN

I am the Trails Coordinator with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. I work with the Next…

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Trail Skills Collaborators
Federal Highway Administration USDA Forest Service National Park Service Bureau of Land Management
American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network