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Guidance on APS The Board releases new guidance on accessible pedestrian signals. (June 25)

Boston Town Meeting The Board held its annual out-of-town meeting in Boston on May 28. (June 4) logo

Recovery Act Accessibility will be a required part of many Recovery Act projects, and the Access Board is here to help. (March 30)

Board Chair Douglas Anderson is elected Chair of the Access Board. (March 23)

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)

Executive 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)

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

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

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