Use of volunteers in the transportation of elderly and handicapped persons
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Written in English


  • Older people -- United States -- Transportation.,
  • People with disabilities -- United States -- Transportation.,
  • Volunteer workers in social service -- United States.

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Statementprepared by Del Green Associates, Inc. ; prepared for Office of Technical Assistance, Urban Mass Transportation Administration ; distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation.
ContributionsDel Green Associates., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Technical Assistance., Technology Sharing Program (U.S.)
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Pagination141 p. :
Number of Pages141
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Open LibraryOL17830613M

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