Table 12. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled that Have Difficulty Getting the Transportation Needed by Type of Difficulty

Table 12. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled that Have Difficulty Getting the Transportation Needed by Type of Difficulty

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Difficulty with getting needed transportation Disability status
Disabled Nondisabled
Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
Don't have a car 26.13 3.66 23.19 5.56
No or limited public transportation 33.50 4.12 46.62 6.51
No or limited taxi service 5.11 1.52 5.59 2.60
Buses don't run on time 12.88 3.11 13.02 3.86
Buses don't run when needed 8.17 1.72 16.86 6.17
Bus stops are too far away 7.64 1.78 10.36 3.38
Transportation doesn't accommodate special equipment 3.94 1.09 0.00  
Disability makes transportation hard to use 16.85 2.31 0.38 0.38
Costs too much 7.35 1.82 3.49 1.74
Don't want to ask for help/inconvenience others 10.49 2.76 6.47 3.40
There's no one I can depend on 11.67 2.35 1.99 1.43
Fear of crime stops me from going places 0.93 0.65 4.73 4.01
Other 25.77 3.42 23.33 6.24

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