Projects Summary

Accessibility terms used in this Summary

  • APS(s): An abbreviation for Accessible Parking Space(s). For safety, the maximum slope allowed for an APS is 2% in all directions.
  • Access Aisle: The hash-marked area beside APSs which makes it possible to unload and load mobility devices.
  • Accessible Route: A safe and direct route marked by a hash-marked crosswalk between APS access aisles and the accessible entrance to a facility.
  • Curb Ramp: Provides access to a sidewalk. Has a max. running slope of 1:12, side flares and a landing. Smooth transition from gutter to bottom of ramp.
  • Landing: A level area prescribed by law in front of an entrance door that allows a mobility device user to safely focus on pulling a door handle.
  • Mobility Device: Wheelchair, powerchair, mobility scooter, walker, crutch, and cane.


Location Recommendation(s) Status Opened Closed
1801 Old Reston Ave, at corner of Temporary Rd & Reston Pkwy Replace 2 noncompliant signs; cut back shrubbery obscuring 1 sign; improve curb ramp slopes; improve accessible route; add automatic doors Closed. Work not completed.Signs replaced, shrubbery cut back in Feb 2011; accessible route & automatic doors not done 12/10/10 Feb 2011
208 Elden St., Herndon, a commercial building with several tenants. Replace noncompliant accessible parking signs; resolve dangerous, noncompliant slopes in APSs and in the approaches to the entrances to Herndon Pharmacy and Medical Supply and Complete Health Chiropractic and Acupuncture.
Property Manager Juan Valle has assured RAC of their desire to make the property accessible for customers with disabilities.
Carrabba’s Restaurant,12192 Sunset Hills Road Has 2 APSs, but 3 are required by law and 4 are recommended by RAC; noncompliant signs  Completed. Total of 3 APSs w/access aisles. 10/29/13, USPS certified mail July 2014
Cascades South Executive Center, 12040 South Lakes Dr. Reconfigure APSs, add access aisle and curb ramp; add accessible  parking signs Completed. 9/27/10 May 2011
Fox Mill Center, 2551 John Milton Dr. at Reston Pkwy Add 2 APS, access aisle, crosswalk; replace noncompliant accessible parking signage Completed. 7/14/14 Sept 13, 2014
Hartke Bldg, 11890 Sunrise Valley Dr. Has 1 reserved space w/ no curb ramp; 3 APSs required, including 1 van- accessible; need compliant signs Closed. Work not completed. 8/9/13  Sept 2015
Hidden Creek Country Club, 1711 Clubhouse Rd 5 reserved spaces have no access aisles; no van accessible space; noncompliant signs; need automatic door opener Promise from Victor Rodarte in 9/18/13 phone conversation to create APSs & evaluate door issue 7/23/13
Home Depot Relocate APSs; add access aisles & crosswalk; replace noncompliant signs Completed  11/20/09 July 2010
Hunters Woods Elementary School, 2401 Colts Neck Rd. Level the dangerously-sloped 2 APSs opposite the front entrance per ADA guidelines.  Add 2 APSs to accommodate visitors using mobility devices. Completed.

In addition, on 9/14/17, FCPS installed a camera & automatic door opener at entrance #8 opposite the new APSs.

12/14/16  Aug 18,


Hunters Woods Village Center (1) Add 2 APSs, access aisle, curb cuts, crosswalks Completed. 3/23/09 Dec 2009
Hunters Woods Village Center (2) In parking lot redesign, keep existing APSs and add more One APS with access aisle & crosswalk added. Completed. 4/3/12 June 2014
Kaiser Permanente, 1890 Metro Center Dr., off Sunset Hills Rd Replace hazardous threshold @ lower-level entrance and 2 non-compliant accessible parking signs Completed. 2/6/11 July 2011
Lake Anne Fellowship House, 11450 North Shore Dr. Existing APSs outside the front entrance have dangerous slopes; convert those spaces to regular spaces and create new APSs in a level parking area.  Add access aisles to other APSs on the side of the building, and improve the slope of ramp to the side entrance.  Active 9/2/15
Lake Anne Reston Condo Assn, 11402  Washington Plaza North Procure portable APSs signs for use during the Saturday Reston Market, which covers 4 existing APSs on those mornings; install 2 curb ramps; replace noncompliant APS signs; repair asphalt; create a ramp with handrails. 12-page Accessibility Assessment delivered to Susan Cassell, property manager, 11/28/17.  11/28/17
Lake House

11450 Baron Cameron Ave

Restripe existing APSs and access aisle to meet width requirements.  Add a crosswalk from the access  aisle to the brick walkway.  Repair asphalt rough spots for the crosswalk.  Raise the level of the driveway where it meets the brick walkway to eliminate lip.  Install an automatic door opener for the front entrance. 7/17/17: Restriping and  crosswalk completed. 6/30/17
North Point Village Center (1) Add access aisles & crosswalks; replace noncompliant signs; relocate 2 APSs for safety Completed. 10/16/09 Feb 2011
North Point Village Center (2) – BB&T Bank Improvements not completed in NPVC project listed above. Replace steep curb ramp; relocate APSs. Completed. 10/16/09 March 2013
Pony Barn Park, Corner of Steeplechase Dr. and Triple Crown Rd. Create APS, an access aisle and an accessible route from the parking lot to the picnic pavilion.  Make grill, water fountain, a picnic table, and toilet facilities accessible. Nov 16, 2017: RA Board approved the accessibility features plus renovation of the park overall. 11/13/15
Reston Corner, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr. (1)

RA headquarters

Reconfigure & restripe APSs; add access aisles; add 1 level APS for Van Accessible parking; replace noncompliant signs; add automatic doors Completed. Jan 2010 Sept 2010
Reston Corner
12001 Sunrise Valley Dr. (2)RA headquarters
Redesign steeply-sloped APSs to meet ADA slope requirement of 2% maximum.  Active 8/10/17
Reston Corner, 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr. Add automatic entrance doors and replace clinic door; add access aisles, curb ramps; reduce slope of existing APSs; replace noncompliant signs Completed. 9/28/09 May 2014
Reston Hospital Center Relocate some APSs to more accessible locations; add APSs, curb ramps & curb cuts, crosswalks, detectable warnings, accessible parking signs.  Completed. 9/26/12  April 2013
Reston Post Office 11110 Sunset Hills Rd Replace 2 noncompliant accessible parking signs & install missing 3rd sign. Completed. 3/24/14 Sept 2014
Silver Diner Reston & Fair Oaks Accessible parking signs not compliant with Fairfax County regs; Reston APSs do not meet ADA regs for maximum slope. Accessibility Assessment sent 7/20/15 to Robert Giaimo, CEO. Photos and ADA regs included. including photos.


7/20/15  Spring 2016
South Lakes Village Center Relocate 3 existing APSs; add 4 APSs, 1 curb ramp, 2 detectable warnings, 2 crosswalks. Completed. 5/21/12 Jan 2013
Southgate Community Center Restripe parking lot; relocate accessible parking sign from in front of access aisle to front of APS.  Completed. 6/27/12  Sept 2012
The Spectrum Add & relocate APSs, access aisles, curb ramps, crosswalk. Completed. 11/25/08 Dec 2010
Sunrise Valley Center (1) Replace 2 steep curb ramps w/2 properly-sloped curb ramps. Completed. 2/20/08 June 2008
Sunrise Valley Center (2) Has 2 APSs, but 5 are required per approved FC site plan; van- accessible space not to code; need detectable warnings Closed. Added 3 APSs, but work not completed. 4/9/13 July 2015
Sunrise Valley Technology Park Add 1 APS, access aisle & curb ramp to serve Comcast Studio; replace noncompliant signage Completed. 1/27/10 Mar 2011
Sunset Hills Professional Center Add access aisles, curb ramps, relocate existing curb ramps, replace 8 noncompliant signs Closed.  Connecting curb ramps not installed.  Work not completed. 8/11/09  Aug 2012
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Dr. Several improvements outlined to accommodate patrons with sensory & physical disabilities 6/19/14
Woodland Park Crossing 12950-12976 Highland Crossing Dr, Herndon Add APSs to surface parking lot; add 2 curb ramps to sidewalk separated by curbs. Add 1 crosswalk and 1 hash-marked walkway. Met with JBG Retail rep on site 7/7/15. Emailed Accessibility Assessment to her same day. Photos and ADA regs provided. 7/7/15