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Table 3 Factors that define people’s ability to overcome barriers

From: Disentangling barrier effects of transport infrastructure: synthesising research for the practice of impact assessment

Factor Description
Age Sensorial, cognitive and practical constraints of children and older people [35, 70, 103, 136]
Mobility restrictions Physical and psychological capabilities [67]
Pregnancy [67]
Accompanying others (e.g. pram or wheelchair) [67, 108]
Carrying luggage/shopping [67]
Mode of transport Foot, bicycle, public transport, car [8, 117]
Limited or no access to a car Role in the household [67]
Environmental concern [18, 67]
Financial restrictions [130]
Knowledge restrictions Awareness of transport options [130]