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Accession Number PB2013-108524
Title Transportation Needs of Disadvantaged Populations: Where, When, and How.
Publication Date Feb 2013
Media Count 91p
Personal Author F. Zhao T. Gustafson
Abstract Transportation needs of disadvantaged populations (persons with disabilities, older adults, and the poor) are explored, and a methodology to address transit markets is examined to determine where, when, and how to provide for basic mobility needs assuming pedestrian and transit-accessible community development. Interrelated and innovative strategies are suggested that weave together suggestions for both the disadvantaged and those who would support a growing economy. Consequently, pathways for the whole population are envisioned.
Keywords Accessibility
Disabled persons
Disadvantaged groups
Elderly persons
Low income groups
Mobility
Pedestrians
Transit
Transit-Oriented Developments
Transportation costs
Transportation systems

 
Source Agency Federal Transit Administration
NTIS Subject Category 91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
85H - Road Transportation
92C - Social Concerns
43G - Transportation
91K - Social Services
Corporate Author Florida International Univ., Miami.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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