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Transport, Travel and Later Life

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Transport, Travel and Later Life
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Transport, Travel and Later Life
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eng
Summary
This book, set within a social gerontology and transport behaviour studies paradigm, examines current debates and issues around transport for older people and its relationship to health and wellbeing for individuals and society as a whole
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non fiction
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dictionaries
Series statement
Transport and Sustainability
Series volume
v.10
Transport, Travel and Later Life
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Transport, Travel and Later Life
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Contents
  • Transport, Travel and Later Life -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of FIGURES -- List of Contributors -- Editor -- About the Authors -- Preface -- Introduction: Conceptualising Travel, Transport and Mobility for Older People -- 1. Demographic Change -- 2. Importance of Mobility -- 3. Changing Perspectives -- 3.1. Transport is about People -- 3.2. Transport and Mobility isnâ{u0080}{u0099}t Just about Moving from A to B -- 3.3. Discretionary Mobility is Important -- 3.4. Alternatives are Barely Functional and Certainly not Attractive -- 3.5. Mobility doesnâ{u0080}{u0099}t have to be about Literally Moving -- 4. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 1: Older Peopleâ{u0080}{u0099}s Travel and its Relationship to their Health and Wellbeing -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Travel by Older People -- 3. The Implications of Travel for Older Peopleâ{u0080}{u0099}s Wellbeing -- 4. The Travel that Older People Would Like to do -- 5. How Older People Travel -- 6. Car Travel -- 7. Public Transport -- 8. Active Travel -- 9. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 2: Are Older People Safe Drivers on the Roads, Testing and Training? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Accident Involvement -- 3. Fragility -- 4. Driver Risks -- 5. Types of Accidents -- 6. Danger to Other Road Users -- 7. Improving Roads and Vehicles -- 7.2. Vehicles -- 8. Assessment and Training -- 9. Renewing Driving Licences -- 10. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 3: Old Age: What are the Main Difficulties and Vulnerabilities in the Transport Environment? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Complexity of Old Age in the Transport Environment -- 3. Vulnerable Road Users -- 3.1. A Framework to Understand Vulnerability in Old Age -- 3.2. The Path to Vulnerability for Older Road Users -- 4. Exposure Factors and Threats: Health Issues and the Road Infrastructure -- 5. The Difficulties of Older Road Users -- 5.1. Difficulties of Older Drivers
  • 5.2. Difficulties of Older Pedestrians -- 5.3. Difficulties of Older Public Transport Users -- 6. The Bad Outcome -- 7. Coping Capacity: How do Older Road Users Cope with the Threats and Vulnerabilities in the Road Environment? -- 7.1. Compensation of Older Drivers and Pedestrians -- 7.2. The Lack of Self-Awareness -- 8. Concluding Remarks and Future Work -- References -- Chapter 4: The Travel Needs of Older People and What Happens When People Give-Up Driving -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Methodology -- 2.1. Phase One: Participants (Current Drivers) -- 2.2. Phase One: Procedure -- 2.2.1. Focus Groups -- 2.2.2. Telephone Interviews -- 2.2.3. Driver Diaries -- 2.3. Phase Two: Participants (Ex-Drivers) -- 2.4. Phase Two: Procedure -- 2.5. Ensuring Validity and Trustworthiness of the Research -- 2.6. Data Analysis -- 3. Findings -- 3.1.1. Utilitarian Needs â{u0080}{u0093} The Car -- 3.1.2. Utilitarian Needs â{u0080}{u0093} Lifts from Family and Friends -- 3.1.3. Utilitarian Needs â{u0080}{u0093} Walking -- 3.1.4. Utilitarian Needs â{u0080}{u0093} Community and Public Transport -- 3.2. Psychosocial and Affective Travel Needs -- 3.2.1. Psychosocial Needs â{u0080}{u0093} the Car -- 3.2.2. Psychosocial Needs and Public Transport -- 3.2.3. Psychosocial Needs and Walking -- 3.3. Aesthetic and Journey for Journeyâ{u0080}{u0099}s Sake Travel Needs -- 3.3.1. Aesthetic Travel Needs â{u0080}{u0093} The Car -- 3.3.2. Aesthetic Travel Needs â{u0080}{u0093} Friends and Family -- 3.3.3. Aesthetic Travel Needs â{u0080}{u0093} Public and Community Transport -- 4. Discussion -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Public and Community Transport -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Public Buses -- 2.1. Barriers to Using the Bus -- 2.2. Public Transport Norms -- 2.3. Improving Bus Services -- 3. Community Transport -- 3.1. Advantages of Community Transport -- 3.2. Barriers to Using Community Transport -- 4. Age Friendly Rail Travel -- 4.1. Older Peopleâ{u0080}{u0099}s Satisfaction of Railways
  • 4.2. Towards an Age Friendly Railway Service -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 6: Creating a Convivial Public Realm for an Ageing Population. Being a Pedestrian and the Built Environment -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Barriers to Walking -- 3. Creating Better Public Spaces -- 4. Improving Street Design at a Strategic, Policy and Practitioner Level -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Cycling Beyond Your Sixties: The Role of Cycling in Later Life and How It Can Be Supported and Promoted -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Older Cycling in the United Kingdom -- 3. Cycling Policy in the Context of Active Ageing and Ageing Cities Agenda -- 4. cycle BOOM Study of Older Cycling Mobility -- 5. Cycling Vignettes -- 5.1. Resilient Riders â{u0080}{u0093} Rona, Alfie and Janice -- 5.2. Re-Engaged Riders â{u0080}{u0093} Brian, Gill and Wilfred -- 5.3. Summary of the Vignettes -- 6. Policies and Programmes to Support and Promote Older Cycling -- References -- Chapter 8: Older Driver Needs and Issues: Using Grounded Theory to Elicit the Driving Needs of Older People -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Participants -- Procedure -- Data Analysis -- Findings and Discussion -- External Distractions -- Maintaining a Constant Speed at the Speed Limit -- Fatigue -- Reaction Time -- Glare and Lighting Conditions on the Road -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Technologies, Education and Training to Improve Older Driver Behaviour -- 1. Introduction -- 2. General Training Programmes for Older Drivers -- 2.1.1. The Useful Field of View Test and Training -- 2.1.2. Trail Making Test -- 2.1.3. Motor-Free Visual Perception Test, Visual Closure Sub-Test -- 2.1.4. Delayed Recall Test -- 2.1.5. Computerised Maze Navigation -- 2.1.6. Speed of Processing Training -- 2.1.7. Dual n-Back Task for Working Memory -- 2.1.8. Hazard Perception Tests -- 2.2. Physical Aids -- 2.2.1. Rapid Pace Walk
  • 2.2.2. Shoulder, Neck and Head Rotation -- 2.2.3. General Fitness Programmes -- 2.3. Combined Cognitive Training Programmes -- 2.3.1. Cognifit and DriveFit -- 2.4. Self-Assessment Aids -- 2.4.1. Driving Decisions Workbook -- 2.4.2. Devon Driving Decisions Workbook -- 2.4.3. The Self-Awareness and Feedback for Responsible Driving (SAFER Driving) Tool -- 2.4.4. The Roadwise Review -- 2.5. Education and Training -- 3. Discussion -- 4. Recommendations -- 4.1. The Package Should be Attractive -- 4.2. The Training Should Work Within Norms and Expectations -- 4.3. Training Should be Based on Real-Time, Realistic Needs of Older People -- 4.4. Training Must Involve Quality Feedback -- 4.5. Training Must Consider Opportunities for Social Engagement -- 4.6. Content of the Training -- 4.7. Medium of the Training -- 4.8. Inclusive Design -- References -- Chapter 10: Virtual and Imaginative Mobility: How Do We Bring the Outside Indoors and What Happens When Mobility is no Longer Available? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Outdoor Space and Health and Wellbeing -- 3. Technology to Mimic Going Outdoors -- 4. Conclusion and Where Next? -- References -- Chapter 11: Future Transport Technologies for an Ageing Society: Practice and Policy -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Transport Technologies â{u0080}{u0093} Slow and Fast -- 3. Technological Innovations for an Ageing Society -- 4. Policies to Facilitate Technological Advance -- References
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