TRANSPORTATION FOR THE ELDERLY: THE STATE OF THE ART

This extensive literature review and project identification effort undertaken to provide material for a policy-relevant analysis of existing and past efforts to improve the level and scope of transportation service for the elderly, includes an overview of public transit reduced fare programs, taxi use, special transportation systems, the use of school buses and the potential use of Defense Vehicles. The transportations problems confronting the elderly are considered from two perspectives: those factors that limit mobility of the consumer, and those limitations associated with the supplier. This report which suggests possible solutions to some issues, will be sued as a basis for recommendations relative to: action at Federal, State and Community level; research and demonstration projects; and legislation.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Health, Education and Welfare

    Office of Human Development, Administration on Aging
    Washington, DC  USA  20201
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 162 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00128946
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: (OHD) 75-20081, DHEW/PUB/PHD-75/20081
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1981 12:00AM