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AODA – Design of Public Spaces Standard
The design of public spaces standard of the outlines the need for newly constructed or redeveloped public spaces to be accessible for people with disabilities.Most of the spaces it covers are outdoors. For instance, there are requirements for accessible:
- Recreational trails and beach access routes
- Outdoor public eating areas like rest stops or picnic areas
- Outdoor play spaces, like playgrounds in provincial parks and local communities
- Accessible parking (on and off street)
- Outdoor paths of travel, like sidewalks, ramps, stairs, curb ramps, rest areas and accessible pedestrian signals