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... F-1 APPENDIX F -- RESPONSES TO THE PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES NATIONAL SURVEY Survey Questions Total Number of Respondents "Yes" Responses "No" Responses In the past five years, has a disabled person filed a formal or informal complaint against the agency? 36 22 14 If yes, what type of complaint?
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... F-2 In the past five years, has a disabled person filed a formal or informal complaint against the agency? Agency Name If yes, what type of complaint?
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... F-3 Delaware Department of Transportation Concern about mobility on a sidewalk from home to bus stop. The person with a disability was unable to navigate the sidewalks due to ADA noncompliant pinch points in the newly constructed pedestrian access route.
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... F-4 6. Conduct a new self-evaluation and create a new Transition plan for the City.
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... F-5 not accommodated. employees do not and did not involve physical access issues.
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... F-6 Oregon Department of Transportation Written ADA complaint to FHWA Division Office, which was forwarded to FHWA Headquarters in D.C. Inadequate ADA ramps and inadequate sidewalk width on a newly reconstructed bridge.
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... F-7 Vermont Agency of Transportation Employment discrimination. The complainant, who had been employed as a civil engineer, alleged that the State failed to provide him with reasonable accommodations for his mental disabilities.
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... F-8 Has a lawsuit been filed against the agency that relates to pedestrian facilities in any way? Agency Name Please provide details or citations to appellate cases: What were the alleged injuries?
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... F-9 Arizona Department of Transportation (2009) -- Struck by vehicle causing death, (2011 -- Struck by vehicle, (2011)
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... F-10 hung on a raised area of the pavement. Injured right shoulder.
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... F-11 Lawrence, City of Under Kansas law, sidewalk maintenance is the responsibility of the adjacent property owner. Mississippi Department of Transportation More than 5 years ago, the Mississippi Transportation Commission was a defendant in an ADA suit that was settled for the amount of the Attorney fees and an agreement to update its ADA compliance.
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... F-12 Savannah, City of Claimant tripped over a 1/4 inch elevated brick while walking down sidewalk. Claimant tripped over elevated crack in sidewalk while walking.
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... F-13 Washington State Department of Transportation No appellate cases. Alleged injuries to face and body injuries (abrasions to trunk and face, broken teeth, bone injuries)
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... F-14 The following chart summarizes the responses received from cities and states regarding their liability shifting ordinances. Agency Name If the agency successfully enacted a "liability shifting ordinance," please provide a citation to the ordinance or include the language here: Ann Arbor, City of Prior to a legislative change, property owners had responsibility under City Code for repair as well as for snow, ice, and debris removal.
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... F-15 Agency Name If the agency successfully enacted a "liability shifting ordinance," please provide a citation to the ordinance or include the language here: There are no City requirements relating to the condition of private driveways in winter storm situations. However, it is a violation of City ordinance to pile shoveled snow in a street, or on another person's property.
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... F-16 Agency Name If the agency successfully enacted a "liability shifting ordinance," please provide a citation to the ordinance or include the language here: New Jersey Department of Transportation Maintenance Policy: As per NJAC 16:38-1.2, maintenance of sidewalks or driveways within the ROW limits shall be the responsibility of the owner of the abutting property regardless of the conditions of original construction. Snow Removal Policy: Owners of the property abutting a highway, road, street or thoroughfare under State jurisdiction shall be entirely responsible for the clearing of snow and ice from all abutting sidewalks and abutting driveway cuts, openings or aprons, whether or not they are located on public or private property.

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