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Transportation services, utilization and needs of the elderly in non-urban areas patterns in two Kentucky communities : final report by Thomas R. Leinbach

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Published by Federal Transit Administration, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Research and Special Programs Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Kentucky.

Subjects:

  • Rural elderly -- Transportation -- Kentucky.,
  • Rural transportation -- Kentucky.,
  • Older automobile drivers -- Kentucky.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Thomas R. Leinbach, John F. Watkins, and Nikiforos Stamatiadis (University of Kentucky) ; prepared for Federal Transit Administration.
ContributionsWatkins, John F., Stamatiadis, Nikiforos., United States. Federal Transit Administration., University of Kentucky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV3023.K4 L45 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 84, 6 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL878920M
LC Control Number95166079
OCLC/WorldCa32553419

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