ADA Live! Airport Accessibility and the ADA

Event Date/Time: 

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
1:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST


Web - ADA Live! , Soundcloud, and Facebook; real-time captioning available in Zoom


As we enter the holiday season, roughly 6.4 million people will rely on the nation’s airlines to go “home for the holidays”. These travelers include people with disabilities. Making airport services and facilities accessible is a crucial component of an airports’ infrastructure for the 26 million adults with temporary and permanent disabilities who travel each year for pleasure or business.

This episode of ADA Live! features Steve Mayers, ADA and Title VI Coordinator at the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Mr. Mayers talks about the role of the ADA and Title VI Coordinator, challenges to airport accessibility, and steps to make air travel comfortable and convenient for people who have disabilities.

FREE and no registration is required.

From the Sponsor: 

Region 4 - Southeast ADA Center


Business, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government, ADA Coordinator, Consumer Advocate, Family Member of Person With Disability, Federal or Non-Federal Partner, Industry Representative or Product Developer, Service Provider, State/Local Affiliate


Facility Access, General ADA Information, Other Laws, Telecommunication (ADA Title IV), Transportation, Effective Communication


Not Required