What Is Happening to the Accessibility of Restaurants for Disabled People?

What Is Happening to the Accessibility of Restaurants for Disabled People?

Author: Pavel Kuljuk – Contact: Contact
Published: 2024/04/30
Publication Type: Opinion Piece, Editorial
Contents: Summary – Main – Related Publications

Synopsis: The ADA is easier to approve than comply with, often accessibility of restaurants depends more on public opinion than on administrative measures. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits the exclusion of people with disabilities from enjoying a meal at a local restaurant. To meet the goals of the ADA, the law established requirements for private businesses of all sizes. Not surprisingly, there are no statistics on the percentage of restaurants that comply with federal law. There is not even a special agency that would check the compliance of restaurants with the law at the federal level. That is, there is a law. But the implementation of the law is not monitored. This is an original way to ignore the implementation of a law that is almost impossible to comply with!

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The Americans with Disabilities Act is easier to approve than to comply with. The law has turned out to be too destructive and often becomes a means of abuse. The accessibility [...]

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