Escalator modification for the handicapped

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Published by The Office, National Technical Information Service, distributor] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .

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  • Escalators -- United States -- Design and construction,
  • People with disabilities -- Transportation -- United States

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Statementsubmitted to U.S. Department of Transportation, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Office of Technology Development and Deployment ; submitted by Foster-Miller Associates, Inc
ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Technology Development and Deployment, Foster-Miller Associates
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL14943452M

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Escalators are often used around the world in places where lifts would be impractical, or they can be used in conjunction with them.

Principal areas of usage include. General. Accessible elevators shall be on an accessible route and shall comply with and with the ASME A, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. Freight elevators shall not be considered as meeting the requirements of this section unless the only elevators provided are used as combination passenger and freight elevators.

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