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Access, Aging, and Impairments Part B: Accessibility Planning

Schmöcker, Jan-Dirk (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2009)
This article introduces vol. 2, no. 2 issue of Journal of Transport and Land Use.

Implementing accessibility in municipal planning— Planners’ view

Wennberg, Hanna; Ståhl, Agneta; Hydén, Christer (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2009)
Accessibility in public outdoor environments for those with reduced functional capacity has been gaining interest on both the international and national levels. This study investigates how acces- sibility issues are currently ...

Can measuring the benefits of accessible transport enable a seamless journey?

Maynard, Alice (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2009)
For disabled and older people, journeys need to be seamless – with no failures in access from origin to destination. Because the public transport environment, including walking and cycling modes, is not accessible, the use ...

Assessing the extent of transport social exclusion among the elderly

Titheridge, Helena; Achuthan, Kamalasudhan; Mackett, Roger; Solomon, Juliet (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2009)
“Social exclusion” is a concept that has become increasingly prominent in the UK and else- where in the last ten years. Social exclusion occurs as a result of a series of problems that prevent people from being able to ...

Older people and local public transit: Mobility effects of accessibility improvements in Sweden

Wretstrand, Anders; Svensson, Helena; Fristedt, Sofi; Falkmer, Torbjörn (Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2009)
Several transportation factors concerning older and disabled people are under transition in Sweden at present. By the year 2010, the public transit system must be fully accessible for all passengers. The present survey ...