Evaluation of the public transport system in terms of its adaptation to serve people with disabilities in Northern Wielkopolska (Polish case study)

Piotr Gorzelanczyk

Państwowa Uczelnia Stanisława Staszica w Pile

Alicja Herudaj

Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Pila, Pila, Poland

Łukasz Marczak

Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Pila, Pila, Poland


Abstract

The problem of disability affects more and more people every year. One of the obstacles to their proper functioning are everyday problems connected with mobility. The aim of this article is to find out the opinion of disabled people living in Northern Wielkopolska on the quality of infrastructure, its adaptation and accessibility for the disabled as well as to present improvements which would enable disabled people to use public transport services safely, freely and comfortably. On the basis of the survey, it may be concluded that the basic problem of road infrastructure from the point of view of people with disabilities is the low quality of access to stops, roads, pavements and high kerbs, poor adaptation of public space or very wide transport and lack of reconstruction of some places and road fragments. Added to this is the average quality of adaptation of public transport for people with disabilities.


Keywords:

transport, public transport for disabled people, infrastructure, means of transport


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2022-05-27

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Gorzelanczyk, P., Herudaj, A., & Marczak, Łukasz. (2022). Evaluation of the public transport system in terms of its adaptation to serve people with disabilities in Northern Wielkopolska (Polish case study) . Technical Sciences, 25, 17–33. https://doi.org/10.31648/ts.7581

Piotr Gorzelanczyk 
Państwowa Uczelnia Stanisława Staszica w Pile
Alicja Herudaj 
Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Pila, Pila, Poland
Łukasz Marczak 
Stanislaw Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Pila, Pila, Poland



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