TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS OF THE TRANSPORTATION HANDICAPPED. VOLUME 2. THE ROLES OF GOVERNMENT AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN THE PROVISION OF MOBILITY SYSTEMS FOR THE TRANSPORTATION HANDICAPPED
This report examines the conflicting perspectives and attitudes of nine participants involved in improving mobility for the transportation handicapped (TH). These are the handicapped and their advocates, the transit industry which must reconcile the demands of the handicapped with economic realities, the Congress and Federal agencies, state and local governments, the public at large, private providers (taxis, paratransit services), and equipment manufacturers. Federal and state legislation and regulations are discussed. Finally, specific changes and actions needed are presented.
- Also available in set of 4 reports as PB-258 578-SET, PC E99/MF E99.
Crain and Associates120 Santo Margarita Avenue
Menlo Park, CA USA 94025
Urban Mass Transportation Administration400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Publication Date: 1976-8
- Pagination: 89 p.
- TRT Terms: Demand; Economic factors; Economics; Equipment; Federal government; Improvements; Labor relations; Laws; Legislation; Level of service; Local government; Mobility; Physically handicapped persons; Planning; Policy; Recommendations; Regulation; Social factors; Standard of living; State government; Urban transportation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Services; Social welfare
- Old TRIS Terms: Government intervention; Government policies
- Subject Areas: Economics; Highways; Law; Planning and Forecasting; Policy; Public Transportation; Research; Society;
- Accession Number: 00145611
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-CA-06-0092-76-2Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-60063
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jan 16 2003 12:00AM