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Committed to Making Every Chicago Transit Authority Station Accessible to All ASAP

The Chicago Transit Authority developed the comprehensive All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) to achieve a 100% accessible transit system that accommodates people with disabilities.    As part of a working group that developed this blueprint for future construction, LCM Architects advised on disability community issues and the technical approach for retrofitting or rebuilding all 42 inaccessible rail …

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Freedom Transit Intermodal Facility

Size 5,300 sf Construction Type New Freedom Transit is part of statewide initiative to reduce costs, eliminate redundancies, improve services, and operate more efficiently.  After studying the feasibility of redeveloping city-owned land to make way for a headquarters and transit hub for Freedom Transit, LCM designed a new municipal building on the site. The new …

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Chicago Public Schools

Construction Type New, Renovation  LCM has contributed significantly to making Chicago Public Schools facilities and programs more accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. From accessibility consultant in the first phase of a major Capital Improvement Program, we continued as ADA Program Managing Architect, ADA Design Manager for multiple Managing Architect teams, and Accessibility …

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Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST

Nearly 40,000,000 multifamily buildings are subject to the design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act. Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST is an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to promote compliance. LCM is the Program Manager of  this nationwide program, which provides technical guidance to the public through a …

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Chicago Transit Authority

LCM addressed stations on the Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Red-Blue, and Red Lines undergoing major alterations. We reviewed construction plans for accessibility compliance, conducted field surveys, and provided reports with compliance deficiencies and remediation recommendations. We also addressed noncompliant products/materials, consulted on the CTA graphics package, and developed technical reference materials for CTA design staff. …

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Glynn County Georgia ADA Consulting

​Types of facilities assessed Courthouses Fire Stations General and Recreation Offices Equipment Offices Bath Houses Picnic Pavilions Boat Marinas Fishing Piers Glynn County entered into a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice requiring that the County survey buildings and facilities not reviewed by DOJ investigators during a previous ADA compliance survey. LCM developed …

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Houston METRO

Construction Type New, Renovation LCM is providing accessibility and universal design consulting services to three architecture and engineering teams that are responsible for infrastructure improvements to the Houston METRO transit system. LCM’s guidance on all teams will establish a consistent application of universal design principles to systemwide components such as parking, street crossings, accessible route …

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ADA Title II Transition Plan

Signed in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act is civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. Who Title II of the ADA applies to state and local governments responsible for protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the services, programs, and activities they provide. All departments, agencies, and special districts of state …

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