Episode 62: Airport Accessibility and the ADA

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm EST

As we enter the holiday season, roughly 6.4 million people will rely on the nation’s airlines to go “home for the holidays”. These travelers include people with disabilities. Making airport services and facilities accessible is a crucial component of an airports’ infrastructure for the 26 million adults with temporary and permanent disabilities who travel each year for pleasure or business.

This episode of ADA Live! features Steve Mayers, ADA and Title VI Coordinator at the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Mr. Mayers talks about the role of the ADA and Title VI Coordinator, challenges to airport accessibility, and steps to make air travel comfortable and convenient for people who have disabilities.