SPECIAL TRANSIT NEEDS PROGRAM IN THE DENVER METROPOLITAN AREA

The special transportation needs of people within Denver's Regional Transportation District who have limited mobility are being served by a program that includes special equipment for the handicapped, special midday shopper service for the elderly, and a plan to make regular service more accessible to these groups. The special equipment for vehicles that provide subscription service to handicapped patrons includes wheelchair lifts, lower-step entry, side destination signing, and several other special features. The needs of the elderly are met in part by special midday shopper service on a weekly schedule. A program to make the entire fleet of buses more accessible by retrofitting certain items, such as extendable steps, grabrails, and side destination signing, is under evaluation. The entire special-needs program is continually being reviewed, modified, and upgraded. /Author/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 70-75
  • Monograph Title: Demand-responsive transportation systems and other paratransit services
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156112
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309025834
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1982 12:00AM