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Estimating the Impacts of the Aging Population on Transit Ridership. NCHRP Web-Only Document 86

This report outlines the key demographic factors that affect public transportation use with a particular focus on how the aging demographics of the country will impact future transit ridership. In addition the report describes a spreadsheet tool that can be used to estimate the future effects of the aging population on public transportation use. The report is intended primarily for the use of public transportation agencies, including state departments of transportation that may provide public transportation service.