Transportation behaviours of older adults: an investigation into car dependency in urban Australia.

@article{Buys2012TransportationBO,
  title={Transportation behaviours of older adults: an investigation into car dependency in urban Australia.},
  author={Laurie Buys and Stephen Snow and Kimberley van Megen and Evonne Miller},
  journal={Australasian journal on ageing},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={181-6}
}
AIM Increased car dependency among Australia's ageing population may result in increased social isolation and other health impacts associated with the cessation of driving. While public transport represents an alternative to car usage, patronage remains low among older cohorts. This study investigates the facilitators and barriers to public transport patronage and the nature of car dependence among older Australians. METHODS Data were gathered from a sample of 24 adults (mean age = 70 years… CONTINUE READING