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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Also available in set of 4 reports as PB-258 578-SET, PC E99/MF E99.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Crain and Associates

    120 Santo Margarita Avenue
    Menlo Park, CA  USA  94025

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1976-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 89 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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