disabled http://wfpl.org en Transit Needs Improvements For Disabled Riders http://wfpl.org/post/transit-needs-improvements-disabled-riders <p>A research team at the University of Louisville is trying to improve public transportation for the disabled, and officials expect to conduct a national survey on the issue soon.</p><p>Nationwide, there are 2.7 million adult wheelchair and scooter users and that number is expected to rise as baby boomers enter senior years. Dr. Karen Frost has led research efforts at U of L the past several years to study accessibility to public transit for disabled riders.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 16:48:46 +0000 Devin Katayama 895 at http://wfpl.org Transit Needs Improvements For Disabled Riders