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Where to Install APS

In making their facilities and street crossings accessible, state DOT's and municipalities must make decisions about where APS should be installed. Because of funding and other issues, it is often necessary to prioritize installations. This section provides information about procedures and rating systems used in some locations.


Where are APS required?
Where are APS needed?
Prioritizing APS installations
Rating Scales

Examples of rating scales currently in use are available in PDF format below.
PDF Download
Document includes:
• Examples of Evaluation Procedures, Rating Checklists from San Diego
• Priorities list, Evaluation forms from Portland and Maryland

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