BUS DESIGN FOR THE ELDERLY AND THE HANDICAPPED

This paper focuses on the design problems associated with accommodating the ambulatory elderly and handicapped as well as individuals in a wheelchair on full-size urban transit buses. The results of research activities during the development, testing, and public demonstrations of advanced prototype transit buses is presented. The focus of the paper is on the technical feasibility of bus design features. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Black, T L
    • Mateyka, J A
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145207
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #760082
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 11 1981 12:00AM