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Table A9.

Transportation used in past month for local travel (weighted percent, standard error,
sample size)

Type of Transportation Disabled Non-disabled
<25 25-64 65+ <25 25-64 65+
Drive a personal MV 49.143 68.558 55.557 74.738 91.496 88.778
7.492 2.021 2.035 3.016 0.816 1.618
51 660 427 197 1514 406
Ride in a personal MV 89.629 77.532 70.464 91.889 77.682 62.240
3.962 2.264 2.323 1.021 1.263 2.673
257 732 521 759 1247 274
Ride in a 28.654 8.775 3.576 21.154 10.045 3.418
carpool/vanpool 5.217 1.295 0.850 1.575 0.946 1.078
58 82 25 164 139 13
Ride on a public bus 20.861 12.849 5.774 13.841 12.220 7.588
3.643 1.422 0.912 1.363 1.065 1.468
50 131 42 110 167 32
Use paratransit 3.716 5.285 7.188 0.403 2.250 2.936
1.065 0.907 1.229 0.238 1.036 1.292
16 58 47 3 9 4
Ride on specialized 2.550 4.022 2.899 0.217 3.630 3.289
service 1.050 0.715 0.616 0.219 3.175 2.379
9 37 23 1 3 3
Ride on private or 6.289 3.902 4.734 7.697 4.029 4.728
chartered bus 2.827 0.912 0.869 1.121 0.562 1.308
13 34 35 64 66 21
Ride on a school bus 24.551 1.913 0 21.617 3.741 0.489
3.915 0.821 1.616 0.616 0.395
87 14 188 54 2
Ride on a subway/light 9.465 7.104 2.045 8.512 11.102 3.158
rail/commuter train 3.322 0.882 0.505 1.073 0.976 0.892
20 73 17 70 179 18
Take a taxicab 8.683 12.421 8.207 7.477 11.583 4.537
3.048 1.684 1.120 0.943 0.938 1.148
18 103 54 72 188 21
Use an electric 1.950 6.321 6.200 2.102 2.853 2.396
wheelchair, scooter, golf 0.826 0.828 0.975 0.563 0.508 0.784
cart 9 76 45 20 43 10
Ride a bicycle 47.956 15.949 3.679 46.556 27.124 10.837
4.630 1.995 0.812 1.786 1.367 1.644
138 130 28 412 436 47
Walk 56.038 47.946 37.659 55.031 60.510 53.754
5.334 2.458 2.325 2.088 1.600 2.479
169 472 273 491 983 230
Other Transportation 12.018 5.402 2.769 4.811 5.839 4.540
4.540 1.062 0.704 0.791 0.689 1.086
21 52 20 49 103 21
NOTE: Each table contains the weighted percent or weighted mean, the standard error, and the sample
size. Estimates must be based on a sample > 30 and the coefficient of variation should be less than 30
percent. Samples smaller than 30 are shaded and cells with a coefficient of variation greater than 30
percent are italicized. Individual significance tests were conducted comparing the elderly with
disabilities to 1. Persons with disabilities aged 25-64, 2. Persons with disabilities < 25 years and 3.
Persons without disabilities aged 65 years and older. Significant differences at p < .05 are in bold.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 National
Transportation Availability and Use Survey