Fact Sheet: All Stations Accessibility Program
BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW FACT SHEET
ALL STATIONS ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAM
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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, enacted as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, establishes a new All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) to provide federal competitive grants to assist eligible entities in financing capital projects to upgrade the accessibility of legacy rail fixed guideway public transportation systems for people with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs, by increasing the number of existing stations or facilities for passenger use that meet or exceed the new construction standards of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12131 et seq.).
IIJA Division J
Will be identified in a Notice of Funding Opportunity.
States and local government authorities.
- Projects to repair, improve, modify, retrofit, or relocate infrastructure of legacy stations or facilities for passenger use, including load‐bearing members that are an essential part of the structural frame, to meet or exceed current ADA standards for buildings and facilities; or
- Planning related to pursuing public transportation accessibility projects, assessments of accessibility, or assessments of planned modifications to legacy stations or facilities for passenger use.
- An eligible entity may not use a grant awarded under this program to upgrade a station or facility for passenger use that is already accessible to and usable by people with disabilities, including individuals who use wheelchairs, according to standards for new construction under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12131 et seq.)
- Eligible activities apply only to legacy stations or facilities that are currently inaccessible.