Michael CollinsQ. After having another Friday night with friends ruined due to a lack of access at our favorite neighborhood watering hole, I need to find out what regulations might be in place regarding accessible seating for wheelchairs. I found that the ADA covers fixtures like tables as long as they are bolted to the floor, but could find nothing about the movable tables of differing heights that are found in so many public places. As background, I use a power wheelchair and often find myself unable to join my friends if an establishment is furnished with tables designed for standing patrons or those sitting on stools.

That is not my only concern. A lot of restaurants are placing their booths on raised platforms, maki