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Title Improving access to public transport
Published Paris : ECMT : Distributed by OECD Publications, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (82 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preliminaries; FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Contents; INTRODUCTION; CONTEXT FOR ACCESSIBILITY IN THE FOUR CITIES EXAMINED; KEY FACTORS IN IMPROVING ACCESSIBILITY TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT; CONCLUDING DISCUSSION; REFERENCES; Annex 1: UITP Survey of transport companies and authorities; Annex 2: Excerpts from the guidelines and standards/ norms for physical accessibility Gothenburg; Annex 3: Excerpts of information available from the Merseyside access guide Merseytravel UK; Annex 4: Members of ECMT UITP Task Force
Summary It is vital that public transport ensure accessibility for all individuals. Much progress has been made toward improving accessibility to public transport, however implementation of policies to improve accessibility has proven difficult and slow in many urban areas
Notes Performed by the European Conference of Ministers of Transport and the International Association of Public Transport
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-62)
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Local transit -- Barrier-free design -- Europe -- Planning.
People with disabilities -- Transportation -- Europe -- Planning.
Transportation and state -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author European Conference of Ministers of Transport.
International Union of Public Transport.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
ISBN 9282113256
Other Titles French title on t.p. verso: Améliorer l'accès aux transports publics