The Challenge of Using Public Transport: Descriptions by People with Cognitive Functional Limitations
AbstractThis paper describes the findings of a study aiming to achieve deeper insight into reasons people with cognitive functional limitations cease to use public transport. Semi-structured interviews in combination with a qualitative content analysis were performed with nine participants. The results showed that reasons not to use public transport were to some degree a usability problem—both real and imagined. Other reasons were that participants had changed from buses or trains to other modes of transport or had psychologically adapted themselves to a new situation which meant that they did not miss using public transport.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota in its journal The Journal of Tranport and Land Use.
Volume (Year): 2 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
usability; accessibility; semi-structured interviews; environment; urban areas;
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