The value of public transportation for improving the quality of life for the rural elderly

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"This report focuses on non-medical transportation; medical transportation is addressed in the literature and is more widely available to the elderly.Because expanded rural transportation systems likely will be funded by taxpayers, an understanding of their preferences and willingness-to-pay for non-medical transportation options is essential."

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136 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Mjelde, James W. (James William) 1956-; Dudensing, Rebekka; Cherrington, Linda K.; Yanhong, Jin; Israel, Alicia A. & Chen, Junyi July 2012.

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"This report focuses on non-medical transportation; medical transportation is addressed in the literature and is more widely available to the elderly.Because expanded rural transportation systems likely will be funded by taxpayers, an understanding of their preferences and willingness-to-pay for non-medical transportation options is essential."

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136 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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"UTCM Final Report. Project Title: 'The Value of Non-Medical Transportation for Improving the Quality of Life for the Rural Elderly: Methodology and Information Considerations.'"

Supported by a grant from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, University Transportation Centers Program.

"July 2012."

"Report No. UTCM 11-08-74"--Technical rept. documentation p.

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Mjelde, James W. (James William) 1956-; Dudensing, Rebekka; Cherrington, Linda K.; Yanhong, Jin; Israel, Alicia A. & Chen, Junyi. The value of public transportation for improving the quality of life for the rural elderly, report, July 2012; College Station, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth326751/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.