The mats allow wheelchairs, beach access chairs, walkers and strollers to roll over the sand and get closer to the water. They will be available for use year-round.
If the California Coastal Commission approves permits in February Long Beach could install up to three ADA access mats at city beaches.
Access mats are moveable installations that can be rolled out over the sand to provide a sturdier surface for wheelchairs, strollers and walkers.
This morning nearly 500 George Washington Carver Elementary School students, alongside faculty, staff, family and friends, celebrated the opening of a new playground designed specifically to accommodate special needs students within the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD).
Long Beach Transit (LBT) and Mayor Robert Garcia have invited the public to celebrate the completion of LBT’s new AquaLink water taxi dock, the last piece of LBT’s aquatic ADA-accessible puzzle, making LBT’s water taxi system, including six other docks and four water taxis, now fully ADA-compliant.
Work to improve Shoreline Drive from Ocean Boulevard to Linden Avenue, in an effort to improve traffic circulation and ADA access to the beach has begun, the City of Long Beach announced Thursday.
A former City of Long Beach employee’s case against the City, alledging she was discriminated against because of her allergies and asthma, was dismissed on Tuesday.
Five Long Beach-area residents are suing the City of Long Beach for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a litigation case that could cost the city a small fortune should the plaintiffs decide to pursue treble damages.