MODAL CHOICES AND TRAVEL ATTRIBUTES OF INNER-CITY POOR

THIS PAPER EXAMINES THE TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS OF THE INNER-CITY POOR. THE PAPER IS BASED ON A STUDY OF THE TRANSPORTATION NEEDS OF MODEL CITIES RESIDENTS IN ONE OF THE LARGEST POVERTY CONCENTRATIONS IN THE NATION. THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY WAS TO IDENTIFY THE TRANSPORTATION CONSTRAINTS THAT INHIBIT MOBILITY. DISCUSSED IS THE NEED FOR TRANSPORTATION TO JOBS, SHOPPING, MEDICAL FACILITIES, AND RECREATION. THE EFFECT OF TRANSPORTATION (OR LACK OF IT) ON THE MOBILITY OF THE POOR IS INVESTIGATED, AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE DEVELOPED TO SATISFY THE NEEDS OF EACH POPULATION GROUP THAT IS TRANSIT-DEPENDENT.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 6-17
  • Monograph Title: Transit for the poor, the aged, and the disadvantaged
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00242258
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Feb 23 1973 12:00AM