- March 24, 2014
The National Center on Accessibility has published results of its national study of trail surfaces. The project assessed the firmness and stability of 11 different types of natural aggregate and treated soil surfaces over a four-year period to determine their effectiveness after exposure to the elements, freeze and thaw cycles, and other factors. The study was sponsored by the U.S. Access Board.
- October 31, 2013
October-November issue of Access Today. NCA Releases Findings for Longitudinal Study of Playground Surfaces. Webinars Offer Continuing Education. NCA Training Set for March. NY Times: Welcoming Art Lovers with Disabilities. Disney Changes Access Policy. New Book Highlights Universal Design Tips. NCA Product Files: National Captioning Institute.
- October 30, 2013
Results from a five-year Indiana University study of accessible play surfaces reveal the importance of proper installation and regular maintenance.