DOJ settles with VA county

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), under its Project Civic Access, entered into a settlement agreement with Fairfax County, Virginia.  Fairfax Co. is a large (population 1 million) urban area near Washington DC.  The agreement covers programs, services, and activities operated by the county, which must all be made accessible to people with disabilities.  Under the Title II provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act regulations, Fairfax County must make its polling places, web-based services, sidewalks, parking facilities, detention facilities, emergency shelters, recreation centers, libraries, government buildings and much more accessible to people with disabilities.  To read more about the settlement, go to http://www.ada.gov/fairfax_pca/fairfax_sa.htm

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