December 23, 2011
A shocking and often overlooked statistic is just how many Americans 65 and older will be virtually stuck in communities with poor or non-existent public transportation – an estimated 15.5 million by 2015. With a rapid number of baby boomers choosing to age in place, many are finding themselves without proper access to transportation and unable to operate a vehicle, and with poor public transportation funding, U.S. cities are finding it hard to keep up.
The following article takes a look at this trend and ranks cities nationwide on their transit access, giving us a look at what we can expect by 2015. Click here to read more.