Bus characteristics needed for elderly and handicapped in urban travel
Type de document
RAPPORT DE RECHERCHE
Résumé / Abstract
Required characteristics of small transit buses were developped from study of the specific needs of elderly and handicapped patrons, including persons in wheelchairs. The constraints imposed on bus design by E&H patrons are outlined with respect to the major bus features such as steps, handrails, door opening, wheelchair ramps/lifts, restraints, handholds and seats.