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5 Most Needed Fixes Your Transit Agency Can Make to Help Seniors

Posted by Ecolane on Thu, Mar 9, '17

America’s population is aging, and that means an increasing number of seniors will need the services of public transportation.  But statistics are pointing to a growing problem; seniors don’t utilize the public transit system.

For some seniors, it’s a matter of cost.  For others, public transit is an inconvenience.  Some have fears about safety and potential crime.  Addressing these concerns will require a combination of educational programs and a more responsive and adaptive transit system.

Here are 5 reasons seniors are reluctant to use public transportation, and what the public transit system can do to help.

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Topics: Communications, Transporation for Seniors

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