THE TRANSPORTATION NEEDS OF THE ELDERLY AND HANDICAPPED; THE HISTORICAL BASIS AND THE CURRENT STATE-OF-THE-ART OF SERVICES FOR SPECIAL USERS

This paper is a comprehensive analysis of the travel patterns of the able-bodied elderly and those of any age with disabilities. It focuses on what is known about the transportation needs of the elderly and handicapped, on the federal and state programs that have provided them with transportation services, and on the actual services and systems designed to meet the transportation needs of the elderly and handicapped.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper is an expanded version of Chapter 22 in "Public Transportation: Planning, Operations, and Management," Gray and Hoel (eds.), New York, Prentice-Hall, 1991.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Texas, Austin

    School of Architecture
    Austin, TX  United States  78712-1075
  • Authors:
    • Rosenbloom, S
  • Publication Date: 1990-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 45 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00608636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Working Paper 029
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1991 12:00AM