Study Reveals Seniors Use of Public Transportation is on the Rise

“Use of public use of public transportation among older Americans increased by 40 percent since 2001,” says a new report from the AARP Public Policy Institute.

The report, “How the Travel Patterns of Older Adults Are Changing,” predicts that older travelers will change the landscape of transportation in coming years, and concludes that transportation planners and policymakers must adapt to this shift. The number of Americans 65 and older is projected to rise by 60 percent in the next 15 years.

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