Roads for All: Good Practice Guide for Roads

ISBN 978 1 908181 72 5

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Contents

Amendments sheet

Comments

Acknowledgements

1 Introduction

2 Disability Discrimination Legislation and Disabled People
2.1 Legislative Background
2.2 Disabled People

3 Meeting the Needs of Disabled People
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Involvement
3.3 Access Champion
3.4 Equality Impact Assessments and Test of Reasonableness
3.5 Existing Guidance and Standards
3.6 Implementation
3.7 Good Practice Guide Departures from Standard
3.8 Accessibility Audit System

4 Design Standards
4.1 Road Link Features
4.1.1 Introduction
4.1.2 Lay-bys
4.1.3 Parking Lay-bys (Type A)
4.1.4 Parking Lay-bys (Type B)
4.1.5 Parking Lay-bys (Type A Lay-by with Trading Facility)
4.1.6 Bus Lay-bys
4.1.7 Bus Stops (In-line)
4.1.8 Controlled Pedestrian Crossings
4.1.9 Dropped Kerbs
4.1.10 Footway Width
4.1.11 Headroom
4.1.12 Crossfall
4.1.13 Longitudinal Gradients
4.1.14 Landings (Rest Points)
4.1.15 Shared Pedestrian/Cycle Routes
4.1.16 Surfacing Materials
4.2 Junctions
4.2.1 Introduction
4.2.2 Signalised Junctions
4.2.3 Major/Minor Priority Junctions
4.2.4 Roundabouts
4.2.5 Vehicle Access to the Road (Vehicle Footway Crossovers)
4.3 Steps and Ramps
4.3.1 Introduction
4.3.2 Ramps
4.3.3 Steps - Dimensions
4.3.4 Steps - Tapered Risers
4.3.5 Steps - Nosings
4.3.6 Handrails
4.4 Tactile Surfaces
4.4.1 Introduction
4.4.2 Tactile Surfaces
4.5 Street Furniture/Ancillary Equipment
4.5.1 Introduction
4.5.2 Street Furniture
4.5.3 Designing for Tonal Contrast
4.5.4 Seating
4.5.5 Signage
4.5.6 Lighting
4.5.7 Rest Areas
4.5.8 Parking
4.5.9 Toilets
4.5.10 Emergency Telephones

5 Construction, Operation and Maintenance
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Construction
5.2.1 Traffic Management
5.2.2 Traffic Management Design
5.2.3 Construction Quality Control
5.3 Operational Issues
5.3.1 Advertising Boards
5.3.2 Pavement Caf├ęs
5.3.3 Projections
5.3.4 Obstructing the Footway
5.3.5 Unauthorised Use of Accessible Bays
5.4 Maintenance
5.4.1 Foliage
5.4.2 Footway Surfaces

6 Accessibility audit SYSTEM
6.1 Introduction
6.1.1 Implementation and Background
6.1.2 Accessibility Audit Objectives
6.1.3 Which Schemes To Audit
6.2 Accessibility Audit Structure
6.2.1 Structure
6.2.2 Objectives Setting and Context Report
6.2.3 Preliminary and Detailed Design Audit (Stage 1 & 2 Accessibility Audits)
6.2.4 Post-Construction Audit (Stage 3 Accessibility Audit)
6.3 Roles and Responsibilities
6.3.1 Transport Scotland Project Sponsor
6.3.2 Design Team Leader
6.3.3 Design Team Accessibility Auditor
6.4 Objectives Setting Stage and Context Report
6.4.1 Background
6.4.2 Procedure
6.4.3 Outputs and Approvals
6.5 Stage 1 & 2 Preliminary and Detailed Design Accessibility Audits
6.5.1 Background
6.5.2 Procedure
6.5.3 Output and Approvals
6.6 Stage 3 Post-Construction Accessibility Audit
6.6.1 Background
6.6.2 Procedure
6.6.3 Output and Approvals

Appendix A: Equality Impact Assessment and test of reasonableness - guidance for project teams

Appendix B: Further References


Published Date 24 Jul 2013 Type Mode of transport