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jterry@evanterry.com

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Company Evan Terry Associates. LLC
Address 1 Perimeter Park S Ste 200-S
Birmingham, Al 35243

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James L. Terry

Re: Adding an elevator for barrier removal trigger POT upgrades?

General Comment or Question

Readily achievable barrier removal does not trigger additional path of travel work under the ADA. State and local...

August 10, 2020 at 12:08PM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Re: SCOTT JOHNSON v. STARBUCKS CORPORATION - AMICUS BRIEF

General Comment or Question

I think it's interesting to notice that his amicus is responding to a specific request from the court about a specific...

January 27, 2020 at 12:01AM

By James L. Terry - 3 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Non-Positive Shut-off

General Comment or Question

People are always asking what the term non-positive shut-off means.  It's not well-documented but I believe that it refers...

August 14, 2019 at 12:08AM

By James L. Terry - 6 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Re: 404.2.4.3 Recessed Doors and Gates

General Comment or Question

Notice that the text does not match the figure for a push approach door.  This may be an error in the Standards, but since...

July 01, 2019 at 9:07PM

By James L. Terry - 11 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Re: Slope of R309 On-Street Parking Spaces

General Comment or Question

Notice that there is no requirement for on-street parking spaces or their access aisles to be level.  The more level they...

February 02, 2018 at 10:02AM

By James L. Terry - 7 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Ticket Prices and Dispersal of Wheelchair Spaces

General Comment or Question

Paragraph 5 of the "Line of Sight and Dispersion of Wheelchair Spaces in Assembly Areas" section of the Department of...

February 15, 2017 at 11:02PM

By James L. Terry - 33 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Safe Harbor is applied element by element in existing facilities

Professional Interpretation or Opinion

1) An existing place of public accommodation (facility) has an element type that was constructed and/or last altered...

February 15, 2017 at 2:02PM

By James L. Terry - 65 views, 1 replies

James L. Terry

Which transition type do users with disabilities prefer?

General Comment or Question

When a sidewalk slopes more than 2% in the direction of travel and a walk with a maximum 2% cross slope intersects it,...

December 28, 2016 at 5:12PM

By James L. Terry - 43 views, 1 replies

James L. Terry

Clear floor space beside or between beds must be 36" wide

General Comment or Question

Remember that because the clear floor space required by 806.2.3 will be deeper than 24" to end up beside or between the...

December 01, 2016 at 2:12PM

By James L. Terry - 11 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Toilet Compartment Access

Professional Interpretation or Opinion

Your figure shows two compartment door approach options, the one shown in Figure 604.8.1.2, and an alternate figure which...

September 19, 2016 at 7:09PM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Voice recognition software

General Comment or Question

I use Dragon NaturallySpeaking (formerly Dragon Dictate) and have for many years.  It is amazingly fast and accurate and...

December 18, 2015 at 2:12PM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 1 replies

James L. Terry

Beds in Accessible Guest Rooms and Sleeping Rooms

General Comment or Question

DREDF has posted a very helpful and detailed set of comments to the DOJ ANPRM on furniture regarding bed accessibility....

December 09, 2015 at 5:12PM

By James L. Terry - 21 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Exception for accessible means of egress in existing buildings in IBC 2000

General Comment or Question

1003.2.13 Accessible means of egress. Accessible means of egress shall comply with Sections...

November 14, 2015 at 3:11PM

By James L. Terry - 39 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Bus Shelter Benches

General Comment or Question

John, I cannot find anything that says that benches in bus shelters must comply with the bench requirements in 903.  Don't...

October 05, 2015 at 8:10PM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Help honor John Wodatch for the ADA's 25th Anniversary !!!

General Comment or Question

There is a new gofundme effort to raise money to buy accessible play equipment at the John Wodatch Community...

June 19, 2015 at 1:06AM

By James L. Terry - 26 views, 1 replies

James L. Terry

ADA Checklist for Readily Achievable Barrier Removal

General Comment or Question

One of the best short version checklists for readily achievable barrier removal can be found at www.ADAChecklist.org....

June 17, 2015 at 7:06PM

By James L. Terry - 31 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Transition Planning Seminar Handouts and Comments

General Comment or Question

I recently gave this PowerPoint presentation at the National ADA Symposium so I thought it would be helpful to upload it...

May 11, 2015 at 2:05PM

By James L. Terry - 30 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

New Jersey Public Accommodations Poster Required by State Law

General Comment or Question

I just heard about this non-discrimination sign requirement today but it has pretty broad application.  It is not a...

May 07, 2015 at 8:05PM

By James L. Terry - 24 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Elevator requirement to new dining area on the mezzanine of an existing facility

General Comment or Question

Let's assume that this building meets all requirements of 206.2.3 Exception 1 so no elevator is required in the...

May 06, 2015 at 9:05PM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 1 replies

James L. Terry

Smooth surface / kickplate

General Comment or Question

I look forward to seeing those examples from our Corada Voices users. It's easy to upload images with your comments,...

May 02, 2015 at 12:05AM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Wall furr-out to support a grab bar when toilet is too far from the side wall

General Comment or Question

Here's a good example of one solution for a water closet that's too far from the adjacent side wall.  Sometimes this...

April 30, 2015 at 10:04PM

By James L. Terry - 0 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Respect and appreciation for everyone - Inclusion is just the way we should think

User Review: Rating: 5 stars

Great video! Everybody can bring something to the table. When we understand and appreciate that, we all benefit. It's...

April 29, 2015 at 7:04PM

By James L. Terry - 5 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Are these other Power Driven Mobility Devices?

General Comment or Question

I know we're not likely to see a lot of these any time soon, but is an exoskeleton an OPDMD?

April 23, 2015 at 1:04PM

By James L. Terry - 37 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Why a smooth surface door or kickplate is important

General Comment or Question

This video shows what can happen if the push side of a door near the floor isn't smooth.  Remember that the latch that...

April 11, 2015 at 4:04PM

By James L. Terry - 89 views, 3 replies