Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Economic aspects of taxi accessibility
Published Paris : European Conference of Ministers of Transport : Distributed by OECD Publications Service, 2001
Online access available from:
OECD iLibrary Ebooks    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (75 pages)
Contents Background -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Method -- 3. National Taxi Services -- Numbers of Taxis -- Types of Vehicles -- Control of Taxis and Their Operation -- Financial Benefits -- Structure of the Taxi Trade -- Summary -- 4. Taxis for Disabled People -- Subsidized Travel by Taxi -- National Regulations for Accessible Taxis -- Useof Taxis by Disabled People -- 5. Costs -- 6. Vies of Taxi Operators and Disabled People -- 7. Discussion -- 8. Conclusions and Recommendations -- Annexes -- Resolution No. 1994/2 on Access to Taxis for People with Reduced Mobility -- Consolidated Resolution No. 2001/3 on Accessible Tranport
Summary Taxi transport is a vital part of the modern transport system providing door-to-door services around the clock. In line with trends in other forms of transport, taxis too need to improve their accessibility for older and disabled people.This report is a result of dialogue between governments and the taxi profession and includes data from 14 countries on national taxi services, looking at the structure of the taxi trade, the use of taxis by disabled and older people and cost implications of accessible taxis.This report sets out a range of actions to be taken by governments and the taxi profession so that this mode of transport can, in a profitable way, provide accessible affordable transport for all
Analysis Taxi Transport
Notes At head of title: International Road Transport Union
Published in French under the title: Aspects économiques de l'accessibilité des taxis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 75)
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject People with disabilities -- Transportation.
Taxicabs -- Economic aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author European Conference of Ministers of Transport.
International Road Transport Union.
ISBN 928211287X
Other Titles Taxi accessibility