Transportation Case Study

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As the population grows, so does the traffic. In 1991 the Colorado Department of Highways became the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). The name was changed by the federal passage of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act, which mandated the state's plan for all of its surface transportation, including mass transit, bicycle, and rail. In 1919 Colorado became one of the first four states to tax gasoline sales to help finance the construction and maintenance of roads. By the 1990s, the initial tax of one cent/gallon increased to twenty cents/gallon (Jessen, 1982). According to the United States Census Bureau, during the past three hundred million years, the Denver metropolitan area has been under water and …show more content…

The use of public transportation provides an opportunity for people to be able to travel from one place to another at a low cost and also delivering care for people who are not able to care for themselves. Public transportation or Public transit is also known as mass transit for a reason, because it is designed to serve the masses. If a person has little choice to use private transport, they would be willing to pay a premium for convenience and health purposes. But that does not make it a solution for people who depend on low-cost public transportation to get to their destination (Cho, You, & Yoon, 2017).

Key goals that are focused on in this paper:
Patients with ongoing needs for treatment that required transportation
• Medicaid/Medicare Patients Program
• Denver in 1974 A different place--Especially in Healthcare and in Medicare/Medicaid
• Non-Emergency Medical Transportation System (NEMTS)
(Cho, You, & Yoon, 2017).
Transportation Barriers Transportation barriers lead to so many rescheduled and delayed of care, missed appointments, delayed of medical procedures, missed medications usage and other important medical issues to address. People with disabilities, including people with long-term physical, mental- disabilities and intellectual impairments with various transportation barriers may be hindered to participate in society on an equal basis with others (Becker, Dorflinger,

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