SUMMARY REPORT OF DATA FROM NATIONAL SURVEY OF TRANSPORTATION HANDICAPPED PEOPLE (JUNE 1978)

Part 1. Composition of urban transportation handicapped population: age, dysfunction, employment status, reasons for not working, education, household income, region, and city size. Part ii-iii. Travel behavior and transportation barriers: average monthly trips, time of day need for assistance, and specific mobility problems; barriers to bus, subway and taxi use; and cumulative effect of removing barriers. Part iv-v. Potential travel demand and response to proposed solutions: additional users and trips with 4 proposed systems; and perceived financial and lifestyle benefits under proposed systems. Copyright asi. Data are from interviews conducted with a national probability sample of 2,097 persons in urban areas, May 1976-Jan. 1977.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00321160
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM