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for Carolina Planning Vol. 2 Issue 1, Winter 1976
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In the past institutionalization has been an expensive answer to the long-term care of ill and disabled elderly for North Carolina. Alternatives to this are home health and geriatric day care, both allowing the aged the option of remaining in the community by supplementing family support for aged members. This article attempts to analyze the alternatives as they operate in North Carolina.
Of the many changes brought about by passage of the amendments to the Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, the one having the greatest potential impact on urban planning is Section 208. Section 208 calls for areawide water quality management in all regions exhibiting complex water quality problems caused by urban and industrial concentrations.
Until recently, the taxicab has been largely ignored by transportation planners as an important mode of urban public transportation. But studies show that taxicabs have produced more revenue for and provide better services for urban public transportation than bus and rail operations.