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

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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 (

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

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017