Title

Understanding Changes in Demographics, Preferences, and Markets for Public Transportation

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

2018

Subject Area

place - north america, planning - service level, planning - travel demand management, ridership - attitudes, ridership - demand

Keywords

Planning and forecasting, Public transportation, Society

Abstract

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Report 201: Understanding Changes in Demographics, Preferences, and Markets for Public Transportation explores how changes in demographics, traveler preferences, and markets for public transportation affect transit ridership in the present and the future. The report explores how an individual’s demographics affect their long-term values, their current attitudes, and the type of neighborhood they choose to live in. Each of these factors also affects their likelihood to ride transit.

Accompanying the report are seven technical appendices:

Rights

Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.

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