Table 15. Percent of Applicable (e.g., worker, student) Disabled and Nondisabled by Type of Transportation Used Most Often to Commute to Paid or Volunteer Work, School, Doctor or Medical Visits, and Other Local Travel; Such as Shopping and Recreation

Table 15. Percent of Applicable (e.g., worker, student) Disabled and Nondisabled by Type of Transportation Used Most Often to Commute to Paid or Volunteer Work, School, Doctor or Medical Visits, and Other Local Travel; Such as Shopping and Recreation

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Type of transportation Work or volunteer School Doctor and medical visits Other local travel; such as shopping and recreation
Disabled Nondisabled Disabled Nondisabled Disabled Nondisabled Disabled Nondisabled
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Personal motor vehicle as driver 66.37 3.02 84.81 1.05 26.99 4.47 22.59 1.43 53.11 1.54 61.07 0.64 52.44 1.66 60.72 0.67
Personal motor vehicle as passenger 15.18 2.53 5.97 0.64 21.07 3.26 36.45 1.95 36.84 1.63 33.65 0.68 36.43 1.54 32.95 0.68
Motorized personal transportation 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.13 0.08 0.00  
Carpool or vanpool/group car/van 1.91 1.13 0.42 0.16 3.41 3.19 1.17 0.51 0.60 0.48 0.04 0.02 0.62 0.48 0.10 0.09
Commercial airplane 0.10 0.10 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Private or charter airplane 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Intercity bus 0.17 0.17 0.03 0.03 0.00   0.00   0.11 0.08 0.02 0.02 0.11 0.08 0.00  
Private or chartered bus 0.31 0.20 0.04 0.04 0.00   0.26 0.18 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Public bus 5.34 1.72 2.78 0.56 3.68 1.25 2.14 0.56 3.36 0.51 2.72 0.43 3.35 0.58 2.04 0.31
School bus 0.18 0.18 0.00   25.76 3.74 23.78 2.00 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Paratransit van/bus by public trans authority 1.45 0.66 0.03 0.03 1.68 0.74 0.00   1.23 0.31 0.00   0.57 0.16 0.00  
Special transportation services by human services agency 0.56 0.30 0.00   0.65 0.37 0.03 0.02 1.09 0.25 0.04 0.03 0.24 0.15 0.08 0.06
Amtrak/intercity 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00   0.05 0.05 0.00   0.06 0.06 0.00  
Subway/light rail/or commuter train 1.40 0.46 1.56 0.44 2.85 2.26 0.87 0.32 0.55 0.30 0.67 0.19 0.49 0.30 0.56 0.16
Bicycle/pedal cycles 1.18 0.52 0.77 0.23 1.66 0.65 2.04 0.57 0.09 0.08 0.14 0.08 1.14 0.42 1.36 0.26
Taxicab 0.65 0.28 0.09 0.05 0.00   0.00   1.25 0.31 0.27 0.10 1.09 0.32 0.36 0.15
Works at home/home-schooled 0.92 0.32 0.94 0.33 2.09 1.38 0.46 0.28 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Telecommutes 0.00   0.00   0.85 0.71 0.08 0.08 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
Walking/nonmotorized wheelchair 2.93 0.88 2.21 0.47 5.98 2.77 9.20 1.34 1.37 0.50 1.27 0.29 2.77 0.73 1.61 0.35
Other transportation 1.37 0.50 0.36 0.13 3.35 1.13 0.95 0.43 0.35 0.16 0.11 0.09 0.56 0.17 0.24 0.11

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.