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Notice: The Access Board will be closed January 19 and 20 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday and the presidential inauguration.

New DOD Standards The Department of Defense adopts updated standards under the Architectural Barriers Act. (December 17)

Emergency Housing The Advisory Committee on Emergency Transportable Housing submits its report to the Board. (December 16)

David M. CapozziExecutive Director David M. Capozzi is named the Board's new Executive Director. (November 24)

Draft Guidelines for Buses and Vans The Board has released for public comment a revised draft of updated guidelines for buses and vans. (November 19)

Vessel Alarms The Passenger Vessel Emergency Alarms Advisory Committee presents its report to the Board. (October 17)

Board Members The White House names new members to the Board. (September 15)

Executive Director  Lawrence Roffee retires as the Board’s Executive Director. (August 13)

Beach Access  The Board holds an information meeting on beach access routes. (July 29)

Town Meeting  The Board conducts a town meeting in St. Louis. (June 25)

TEITAC Report  The Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (TEITAC) presents its report to the Board. (April 3)

Rights-of-Way Accessibility  Guidance on accessible streets and sidewalks is available from the Board. (February 26)

Sidewalk Videos  A video series on accessible sidewalks is now available online. (January 24)

Airport Accessibility  The Board explores aspects of airport accessibility at meeting. (December 12)

Outdoor Developed Areas  The Board receives input from the public on guidelines it proposed for Federal parks and recreation areas. (December 12)

Rights-of-Way Design Guidance  A new guide on achieving access in street and sidewalk alteration projects is now available. (August 31)

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