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Presenter: Glenn Dea, AIA, ADAC, CASp

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Seminar Location: Online

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  1. Designing Accessible Pedestrian Facilities under ADA Standards and the CBC Webinar Series

    Click the links below to view information about each part in this series or to register for a specific one.


Thursday, September 24, 2020, 1:00 - 2:30 pm PDT

Standards for Transportation Facilities

   Transit agency jurisdiction
   Coordination with other entities

New Construction

   Structural impracticability

Alteration of Transportation Facilities

   Maximum extent feasible
   When the altered area is the path of travel
   Disproportionate costs
   Accessibility improvements when costs are disproportionate
   General alterations
   Areas of primary function and path of travel

Public Transportation Programs and Activities in Existing Facilities

   What is equivalent facilitation?
   Equivalent facilitation for facilities

Shared Intercity (Amtrak) and Commuter Rail Stations

Bus Stops

Key Stations

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Facilities

Platform-Vehicle Coordination

Common Issues:

   Station parking and electrical vehicle charging stations
      • Number of accessible spaces
      • Location of accessible spaces
   Passenger drop-off and loading zones and bus stops
   Curb ramps
   Station platforms
   Station name signage
   Fire alarm systems/means of egress
   Track crossings
   Detectable warnings
   Directions to accessible means of egress
      • Exterior areas for assisted rescue
      • Platform lifts           • Elevators
      • Tactile exit signs    • Stairs
      • Stair handrails       • Stairway identification signs

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Certified Financial Planners
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

     1.5 Accessibility (HSW) Hours
     1.5 AIA LU|HSW

Professional Engineers
     1.5 PDHs
     (not required in California)

Certified Planners
     1.5 APA/AICP CM Hours

Continuing Education Credit Information

Each webinar is open to the public and offers 1.5 Accessibility continuing education hours to California architects. The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved each webinar for 1.5 LU|HSW.

Architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned by completing these webinars. Refer to specific state rules to determine the eligibility of California-specific information contained in these courses.

Each of these webinars will qualify for 1.5 PDHs for engineers licensed in most states. Refer to specific state rules to determine the eligibility of California-specific information contained in these courses.

Each webinar is registered and approved for 1.5 CM credits with the American Institute of Certified Planners. Only full attendance is reportable to the AICP.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete events, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Glenn Dea, AIA, ADAC, CASp

Vice President of Creative Design Associates

Glenn Dea has been employed in the architecture and construction industry since 1988. He is a licensed California architect and ICC-certified accessibility inspector/plans examiner. Since 2001, Glenn’s practice has focused on compliance with federal and state accessibility standards, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan services, and accessible design covering buildings, sites, and pedestrian facilities in public rights-of-way. This has encompassed accessibility surveys, plan reviews, and code analyses for numerous corporate, education, and governmental clients. Glenn was a consultant access compliance plan reviewer to California’s Division of the State Architect (DSA) – Los Angeles Basin Region Office (2004-2011), and he was one of California’s first certified access specialists (CASp #023), based on experience and testing criteria administered by the DSA (2008). Since 2014, he has been an alternate delegate to the ICC/ANSI Committee on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, contributing to creation of the 2017 edition of the ICC A117.1 Accessibility Standard. The A117.1 Standard is adopted by building code jurisdictions throughout the United States. Glenn is a provider of technical assistance to attorneys and other clients to assist in the resolution of lawsuits, complaints, and claims related to state and federal access laws.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $75.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $75.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Designing Accessible Pedestrian Facilities under ADA Standards and the CBC: Transportation Facilities

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This course examines ADA and California Building Code accessibility standards for transportation facilities, including those for new constructoipn, alterations, public transportation programs and activities in existing facilities, rail stations, bus stops, bus rapid transit facilities, and platforms.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to apply the appropriate accessibility standards when designing pedestrian routes for transportation facilities.

Learning Objective 2:
When altering existing transportation facilities, learners will be able to improve accessibility of pedestrian routes to the maximum extent practicable.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to determine when alternatives to accessibility requirements provide the equivalent facilitation required under Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to solve accessibility issues that are common at transportation facilities, such as parking accessibility, loading zone accessibility and accessible means of egress.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with ADA and California accessibility standard compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/09/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.