Public invited to comment on Phase 5 of the City’s updated ADA Title II Transition Plan

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The public is invited to comment on Phase 5 of the City of Colorado Springs’ updated ADA Title II Transition Plan. Phase 5 focuses on city-owned parking lots and garages: 26th Street parking facility, Bijou parking garage, City Administration Building parking garage, City Hall parking lot, and the Kiowa St. parking garage. The self-evaluations can be viewed on the City’s website at www.ColoradoSprings.gov/adatransitionplan. Public Comment on Phase 5 will be accepted until July 30 via U.S. Postal Mail, email and fax.

Mail

Office of Accessibility
City of Colorado Springs
PO BOX 1575 Mail code 325
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-1575

Email

ADAcompliance@ColoradoSprings.gov 

Fax

719-385-5160

Submit requests for alternate formats to ADAcompliance@ColoradoSprings.gov or call 719/385-5175 (7-1-1 via Colorado Relay).

Background

In an effort to continuously improve access for people of all abilities, the City recently conducted a reassessment of the physical accessibility of its buildings and facilities and drafted an updated ADA Transition Plan to better reflect current conditions. Because of the large number of City facilities, the full plan will be released in 15 phases. Public comments and feedback for each phase will be accepted for 30 days after publication. 

“The City is committed to full community participation and inclusion for people with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act,” said Title II ADA Manager Rob Hernandez. “We’ve already begun to address several of the high priority items identified during the self-evaluation, and this plan gives us a continuous, long-term approach to improving the accessibility to better serve our community.”