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Transportation accessibility

United States. Government Accountability Office.

Transportation accessibility

lack of data and limited enforcement options limit federal oversight : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies, Committee on Approprations, House of Representatives.

by United States. Government Accountability Office.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Accountability Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • People with disabilities -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Local transit -- Barrier-free design -- United States,
  • Paratransit services -- Barrier-free design -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLack of data and limited enforcement options limit federal oversight
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF2179 .U55 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16520987M
    LC Control Number2007473151


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Accessibility. Over-The-Road Bus Accessibility: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Regulations and Rights. The Department of Transportation’s ADA regulations require all over-the-road bus (OTRB) operators to provide timely service for passengers. The book argues that the shift would be transformative to the practice of both transportation and land-use planning but is impeded by many conceptual obstacles regarding the nature of accessibility and its potential for guiding development of the built environment.

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