ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBILITY ON THE WASHINGTON, D. C. METRO: SOME LESSONS LEARNED

This paper presents selected results of a recently completed one year project designed around a case study of the Washington, D. C. Metropolitan Area rapid rail system (METRO). The objective of the research was to determine if the METRO subway is usable by the elderly and handicapped. This determination reflects upon the sufficiency of the design criteria instituted to insure accessibility by this population.

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    Institute for Transportation, Incorporated

    1410 Duke University Road
    Durham, NC  United States  27705
  • Authors:
    • Coleman, D M
    • Graye, E S
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Accession Number: 00331851
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1982 12:00AM