A Survey of Elderly and Handicapped Riders on the Charlottesville Transit System

Report No: 79-R57

Published in 1979

About the report:

This report develops a profile of the elderly and handicapped public transit rider in the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, population 40,800. A compilation of socioeconomic and trip-making characteristics determined from a mail-out survey of elderly and handicapped transit users is presented. These characteristics are also compared with characteristics of the general transit ridership in Charlottesville developed in an earlier on-board bus survey.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • E. D. Arnold

Last updated: January 26, 2024

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