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Surface Roughness and Rollability Research

Thursday, August 3, 2017
2:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. EST

Cost: Free

Format: Webinar

Where: Online/Web-based

Sponsored By:

Webinar Series: Accessibility Online
from the U.S. Access Board, Great Lakes ADA Center, ADA National Network


The next webinar in the U.S. Access Boards free monthly series will take place August 3 from 2:30 4:00 (Eastern Time) and cover the results from a Board study that assessed how the roughness of pathway surfaces impacts wheelchair travel. Researchers at the University of Pittsburghs Human Engineering Research Laboratories used subject testing to measure body vibrations resulting from travel across various types of bumpy or uneven surfaces, including existing sidewalks and simulated surfaces. The results were used to develop a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard for measuring the roughness of pedestrian surfaces. Presenters will review the study findings as well as the resulting ASTM standard.


Deadline to Register - August 2, 2017

Visit for more information or to register for the webinar. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits. The webinar series is hosted by the ADA National Network in cooperation with the Board. Archived copies of previous Board webinars are available on the site.

Contact For More Information:

Great Lakes ADA Center
Phone: 877-232-1990 (toll free) or 312-413-1407 (v/tty)
Fax: 312-413-1856
Web: Webinar Series: Accessibility Online

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