Accessible Parking Bays – or as most people call them – “Disabled Parking Bays” is due to have some considerable changes to the requirements as set in the Australian Standard 2890.6. A Fact sheet can be purchased for $10.00 here
Previously the requirements were as shown below:
The new requirements for accessible parking bays are shown below:
Whilst in theory there is more space (3.2m – 4.8m) we feel that the new requirements will cause more people to complain about the “narrowness” of the accessible parking bays.
We would like to hear what people think about the new Australian Standards for off-street parking for people with a disability.