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ERIC Number: ED296490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Pages: 416
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobility and Transport of Elderly and Handicapped Persons (3rd, Orlando, Florida, October 29-31, 1984). Final Report.
Bell, William G., Ed.; Ashford, Norman J., Ed.
These conference proceedings contain the texts of 62 papers. The first 17 papers include 4 keynote presentations as well as reviews of: major developments in several countries (Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Jordan, Netherlands, Sweden, United States) and Hong Kong; handicapped travelers' access to air transport; and application of microcomputer technology to specialized transport. The remaining 41 papers report on various aspects of the state of the art. A sampling of titles and authors includes: "Towards a Global Policy on Transportation for Elderly and for Handicapped Persons" (Lennie-Marie Tolliver); "The Importance of Mobility Opportunities for the Elderly and Handicapped" (Alfred Dellibovi); "Coping with the Handicapped Air Traveller" (J. Dunlop); "Study of Restricted Mobility Levels and Trip Characteristics of the Disabled in Japan" (Tetsuo Akiyama); "Spacial Design Technique for Users of Wheelchairs and Other Mobility Aids" (John Bails); "Evaluating the Benefits of Special Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons" (S. Bowlby et al.); "Monitoring the Trials of a Prototype Taxi Accessible to Disabled People" (M. Hall et al.); and "Developing and Implementing Functional Eligibility Criteria for Users of Specialized Transportation Services" (Judith Hollander and Robert Works). (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
Note: Produced by the Office of the Secretary, Technology Sharing Program.