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Inaugural Meeting of Committee on the Feasibility of Wheelchair Restraint Systems in Passenger Aircraft

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST

Cost: Free

Format: Webcast

Where: Online/Web-based

Sponsored By:

U.S. Access Board, Transportation Research Board


The Access Board is undertaking a study that has the potential to advance access to air travel for passengers who use wheelchairs. This project will assess the feasibility of equipping passenger planes with restraint systems so that passengers can remain in their wheelchairs on flights. The Board is conducting this study through the National Academy of Sciences’ Transportation Research Board (TRB).


Deadline to Register - February 4, 2020

The committee will hold its first meeting February 5 – 6, 2020 at the Access Board’s conference center. Most sessions will be open to the public and available by web conference. Registration is required (free) to attend online. The February 5 meeting is held in two parts. To attend online, you must register for each part separately.

Inaugural Meeting of the Committee

    February 5, 2020
    Open Sessions:

    Contact For More Information:

    Anusha Jayasinghe
    Phone: 202-334-2401 (voice)
    Web: Transportation Research Board

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