Accessible Design in Public Housing: NYCHA Staff Training Program

Version 4.0 July 9, 2001

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Edward Steinfeld and Danise Levine, 2001
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Figure 1

Is there an accessible path that provides access to the playground area?

Is the accessible path surfaced with pavement or other hard-surfaced material? (see Figure 1)


Figure 2

Does the playground surface provide a firm, stable, and slip-resistant surface?


The edges of paths should be easily discernible through changes in surface texture or use of curbs or berms.

Figure 3

Does the path provide a continuous surface free of abrupt level changes?

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