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Table 13. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled Who Used Type of Transportation in Past Month for Local Travel

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Table 13. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled Who Used Type of Transportation in Past Month for Local Travel

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Type of transportation Disability status
Disabled Nondisabled
Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
Drive a personal motor vehicle such as a car, minivan, or SUV 15 years and older 62.40 1.68 86.15 0.83
Ride in a personal motor vehicle as a passenger 77.39 1.54 82.07 0.78
Ride in a carpool or vanpool 10.52 1.17 13.92 0.86
Ride on a public bus such as a transit bus or city bus 12.23 1.00 12.59 0.79
Use curb-to-curb transportation provided by a public transportation authority for persons with disabilities demand response service or paratransit service 5.51 0.52 1.48 0.49
Ride on a specialized transportation services provided by human service agencies 3.47 0.46 2.04 1.43
Ride on private or chartered bus 4.47 0.68 5.52 0.53
Ride on a school bus 4.91 0.72 10.52 0.71
Ride on a subway/light rail/commuter train 6.09 0.75 9.48 0.71
Take a taxicab 10.75 1.13 9.47 0.66
Use an electric wheelchair, scooter, golf cart, or other motorized personal transportation 5.59 0.57 2.50 0.38
Ride a bicycle or other pedal cycle 17.53 1.33 33.47 0.96
Walk, including using a non-motorized wheelchair or scooter, on sidewalks, at crosswalks, or intersections 46.55 1.75 57.90 1.05
Use an other type of transportation 5.74 0.97 5.33 0.49

NOTE: This table contains the weighted percent or weighted mean and the standard error. Cells with a small sample size (30) are in red to indicate that the weighted estimates based on a small sample size are not reliable. Cells in italics indicate a coefficient of variation greater than 30 percent and numbers are not reliable. Cells with bold type indicate significant differences (p .05) between disabled and nondisabled individuals.

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