Topic : baby boomers

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How to Attract Millennials to the Transit Industry

Management & Operations| October 24, 2017

Recruitment is already difficult; and with the impending retirement of boomers, the public transit industry will need even more recruits.

Modeling Future Mobility: New Challenges Demand a Broader Scope

Connected and autonomous vehicles could represent a breakthrough in surface transportation with potentially profound implications for land use, travel behavior, transportation investments, safety, and economic productivity.

Accessibility| March 21, 2017

Senior population growth impacts Laketran demand on Dial-a-Ride

Ridership has increased 14 percent over the last three years and has no sign of slowing down. The January 2017 ridership is up 12% over January 2016.

Bus| October 16, 2014

2014 Transit Bus Fleet Survey: Top Fleets Taking Steps to Attract Growing Markets

With usage amongst millennials and Baby Boomers gaining popularity, many agencies are reporting measures to pull more of these segments onboard, including targeted marketing programs and increased technologies. Meanwhile, the amount of alternative-fueled vehicles has nearly doubled over the last 10 years.

Accessibility| September 18, 2014

New report reveals what Americans want from public transit

Riders of all ages and in all regions place the greatest value on factors like travel time, proximity, cost, and reliability above safety, frequency, and perks like Wi-Fi when choosing whether or not to take public transportation.
Accessibility| August 1, 2014

Report: Seniors unlikely to use public transportation

Findings revealed those 60 and older were less likely to use public transportation for five or more days within the last week when compared to those who were between the ages of 18 to 29, citing perceptions of speeding traffic and high crime, according to the report.
Bus| May 16, 2013

Report: Reduction in driving likely to continue in U.S.

The Millennial generation is leading the change in transportation trends. Sixteen to 34-year-olds drove a whopping 23% fewer miles on average in 2009 than in 2001 — the greatest decline in driving of any age group.
June 15, 2011

Either 'Dump the Pump' or make your voice heard

According to a report released this week, more than 15.5 million Americans 65 and older will live in communities where public transportation service is poor or non-existent by 2015, with the number expected to continue to grow rapidly as the baby boom generation continues to age.
Accessibility| June 15, 2011

Report: Most baby boomers to face poor mobility options

By 2015, more than 15.5 million Americans 65 and older will live in communities where public transportation service is poor or non-existent, a new study shows.

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