Scientific paper ID 1902 : 2019/2
THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES TO ENSURE A BARRIER-FREE URBAN ENVIRONMENT AND THE TRANSPORT NEEDS OF PERSONS WITH RESTRICTED MOBILITY
Djumber Chogovadze, Teimuraz Kochadze, Irakli Kochadze
Most of the people need a barrier-free environment (persons with pram, the elderly, persons with disabilities). The principles to ensure a barrier-free urban environment are as follows: ensuring the freedom of movement of persons with disabilities of all categories within the city or other settlement both on foot and using the personal, specialized of urban public transport vehicles.
Based on the questionnaire-based studies, the paper determines the level of disabled people’s demands for transport services. The sociological studies showed that of the total number of respondents, 83.7% of movements of physically challenged people gives preference to travels by city buses. There have been identified the compact accommodation points of persons with restricted mobility, as well as their travel destinations in transport services.
пътнически транспорт; инспекция; въпросници; пешеходна инфраструктура; лица с ограничена мобилност.passenger transport; inspection; questionnaires; pedestrian infrastructure; persons with restricted mobility.Djumber Chogovadze Teimuraz Kochadze Irakli Kochadze
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