Table 14. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled Who Used Type of Transportation in Past Month for Local Travel by Driver Status

Table 14. Percent of Disabled and Nondisabled Who Used Type of Transportation in Past Month for Local Travel by Driver Status

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Type of transportation Currently a driver Currently not a driver
Disabled Nondisabled Disabled Nondisabled
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Drive a personal motor vehicle such as a car, minivan, or SUV 96.94 0.44 98.55 0.30 N/A   N/A  
Ride in a personal motor vehicle as a passenger 71.17 1.97 77.94 0.94 86.01 2.53 78.77 3.55
Ride in a carpool or vanpool 6.49 1.15 11.71 0.98 16.30 2.64 18.56 3.13
Use curb-to-curb transportation provided by a public transportation authority for persons with disabilities (demand response service or paratransit service) 2.02 0.50 1.74 0.80 12.58 1.61 2.18 1.61
Ride on a specialized transportation services provided by human services agencies 1.88 0.54 3.33 2.53 6.78 1.09 0.44 0.46
Ride on private or chartered bus 3.17 0.69 4.78 0.60 5.82 1.29 5.41 1.81
Ride on a school bus 2.57 0.89 5.02 0.63 3.43 0.81 10.04 2.61
Ride on a subway/light rail/commuter train 4.01 0.63 9.65 0.86 10.61 1.96 17.21 3.22
Take a taxicab 5.82 1.07 9.34 0.71 21.87 2.72 23.38 3.46
Use an electric wheelchair, scooter, golf cart, or other motorized personal transportation 5.28 0.69 2.88 0.45 6.91 1.21 0.06 0.06
Ride a bicycle or other pedal cycle 14.20 1.76 25.74 1.11 14.21 2.40 31.11 3.47
Walk, including using a nonmotorized wheelchair or scooter, on sidewalks, at crosswalks, or intersections 48.16 2.42 61.54 1.38 40.21 3.11 52.98 4.17
Use another type of transportation 5.07 0.88 6.07 0.60 6.81 2.49 5.60 1.86

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.