Access Board, United States


The Access Board is an independent Federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design & the development of accessibility guidelines and standards. Created in 1973 to ensure access to federally funded facilities, the Board is now a leading source of information on accessible design. The Board develps and maintains design criteria for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology. It also provides technical assistance & training on these requirements and on accessible design & continues to enforce accessibility standards that cover federally funded facilities.



  1331 F St. NW, Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20004    Map this

Contact Numbers

(202) 272-0080
(800) 872-2253
TTY:  (202) 272-0082
TTY:  (800) 993-2822
Fax:  (202) 272-0081


David M. Capozzi , Executive Director.