The Indiana Department of Transportation is seeking applicants for its Americans with Disabilities Act Community Advisory Working Group.
Inaugural members whose two-year terms expire at the end of June are encouraged to reapply. Potential new members also have a chance to apply. Membership is open to any individual, as INDOT wants representatives from a broad cross-section of the state. Individuals with disabilities, disability advocates or individuals who provide services to persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Prospective members should submit a letter of interest or resume by June 1 to Latosha Higgins, INDOT’s Title VI/ADA Program Manager, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax at 317-233-0891. Applications may also be sent via mail to 100 North Senate Avenue, Room N750, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Selected working group members provide information and recommendations regarding INDOT’s ADA Transition Plan, including efforts to increase the public involvement of persons with disabilities in transportation planning. The voluntary consultative group meets quarterly at various locations throughout the state.The ADA Transition Plan examines INDOT’s current facilities and services for artificial access barriers to persons with disabilities. INDOT uses this plan to quantify and prioritize changes that will bring its programs and practices into compliance with federal laws. The document is available for review in Microsoft Word and PDF format on INDOT’s website at www.in.gov/indot/3036.htm.