Accessibility and the Bus System

Accessibility and the Bus System

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In today's society everyone should be able to access the bus system and obtain the benefits it offers. Accessibility and the Bus System, presents the theory and practice of accessibility and how this integrates into the real world of transportation. This indispensable new book details the process of designing an accessible bus system from the underlying principles through to the practical implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Bus stop design, interaction with traffic, and urban and rural systems are all examined in-depth. The processes involved in, and the outcomes of, a number of different approaches to public participation are also detailed. Essentially practical in scope, the book features important new developments in conceptual thinking, along with the very latest information for comprehensive theoretical design. Accessibility and the Bus System will be an invaluable resource for local authorities, transport engineers and transport planners. It will also be a concise reference tool for anyone seeking to develop and implement accessibility policy in other areas.... a#39;bus- friendlya#39; kerbs, using guide wheels to help align the buses with the platform. From empirical tests, Caiaffa and Tyler (1999b) explain how much space before and after the bus stop is required to achieve an accessible service at the stop.


Title:Accessibility and the Bus System
Author: Nick Tyler
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 2002
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