The ADA Coordinator assists architects, developers, business owners, landlords and others in designing or redesigning their facilities so that they are usable by all persons, including those with disabilities.
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City ADA Policies
The City of Pittsburgh has adopted several policies to assist people with disabilities in accessing City services, programs, and activities. Please click on a link below to view the policy.
The ADA Strategic Planning Team is a group of employees from all City departments and authorities dedicated to better serving people with disabilities in the City of Pittsburgh. The team meets quarterly to identify problems and barriers to accessing City services, programs, activities, and buildings and works collaboratively to remove those barriers. Please clink on a link below to view its contents.
The City of Pittsburgh will be providing unpaid internships for those wishing to enhance their employment skills and gain valuable employment experience; the internships will be provided in several departments in the city government.
The City of Pittsburgh has written the following documents to assist people with disabilities in modifying their homes and business owners in modifying their shops so that they are usable by people with mobility and other physical disabilities. Please click on a link below to view each publication.
The City of Pittsburgh worked with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and Easter Seals to design a program to meet the transportation needs of high school students with disabilities. The report can be read below:
To contact the City of Pittsburgh's ADA Coordinator, Richard Meritzer, please call 412-255-2102, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may also reach the ADA Coordinator's office by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail at:
City of Pittsburgh
200 Ross Street - 4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219