ADA compliance requirements were originally put into law in 1990 and updated in 2010. However, because the mandate was not coupled with funding, many local governments did not gather compliance documentation until the Justice Department required the initial compliance transition plans by the end of 2012.
Without funding, cities and counties were left to find their own innovative ways to collect the federally required data without breaking their budgets. Given that everyone has a smartphone and/or tablet these days, local municipalities were looking for simple solutions that could use the hardware that people already own and know how to use. See how these cities used GeoJot+ to solve their problems.