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DOT proposes WCAG 2.0 Level AA requirement for air travel websites

From: Bailey, Bruce <Bailey@Access-Board.gov>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:36:33 -0400
Message-ID: <23EB0B5A59FF804E9A219B2C4EF3AE3D021EE367@Access-Exch.Access-Board.gov>
To: "WCAG" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
The Department of Transportation has proposed WCAG 2.0 Level AA
requirement for U.S. air travel related websites they govern.  This is
part of the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) Supplemental Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) issued Monday, news of which even made the
White House!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/09/20/department-transportation-cont
inues-fight-accessibility

 

There is a bunch of stuff in the SNPRM, so permit me to highlight the
part that is of most interest to this group:

http://regulationroom.org/air-travel-accessibility/issue-posts/accessibi
lity-standards-websites/

 

A direct link to the docket for submitting comments is:

http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=DOT-OST-2011-0177

 
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