Accessibility and the Bus System: From Concepts to Practice
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.
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