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 Accessible Sidewalk Videos Now Available Online January 24, 2008


A series of videos on sidewalk accessibility previously available on DVD can now be viewed through the Board's website. Accessible Sidewalks is a four-part video developed by the Board to illustrate issues and considerations in the design of sidewalks. The series covers access for pedestrians with mobility impairments, including those who use wheelchairs, and pedestrians who are blind or have low vision. The videos are open captioned and incorporate running descriptive audio. A recent version of the Flash player, which can be downloaded free from Adobe, is needed to view the videos.

Accessible Sidewalks Video Series

video camera iconPart I: Design Issues for Pedestrians who use Wheelchairs (10.00 minutes)
video camera iconPart II: Design Issues for Pedestrians with Ambulatory Impairments (7.51 minutes)
video camera iconPart III: Design Issues for Pedestrians with Low Vision (11.24 minutes)
video camera iconPart IV: Design Issues for Pedestrians who are Blind (11.19 minutes)


DVDSeries on DVD
The series on DVD is still available free from the Board. To order a copy, send a request for the “Accessible Sidewalks DVD” with your mailing address to or call the Board at (202) 272-0011 (v) or (202) 272-0082 (TTY).


For other resources on accessible sidewalks, visit the public rights-of-way homepage.