GUIDELINES AND CONSIDERATIONS IN PLANNING AND OPERATING TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS FOR OLDER AMERICANS

The report identifies considerations in planning and operating: (1) Transportation systems for older Americans; and (2) public systems in rural areas. It identifies an approach to transportation planning and a number of elements related to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of that system. The report draws upon the experience with dial-a-ride and special rural transportation system in the Midwest and on literature concerning dial-a-ride and transportation for the elderly and handicapped. It is intended to provide a basic set of considerations, questions, knowledge and expectations about elderly and rural transportation systems.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Revision of report dated May 75.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Iowa, Iowa City

    Center for Urban Transportation Studies
    Iowa City, IA  USA  52242

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • MCKELVEY, D J
  • Publication Date: 1976-4

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 69 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00137324
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Working Paper-15, UMTA-IA-11-0002-75-1
  • Contract Numbers: IA-11-0002
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 2003 12:00AM