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2006) Catching the Next Big Wave: Are the Observed Behavioral Dynamics of the Baby Boomers Forcing us to Rethink Regional Travel Demand Models? Final Report Submitted to the Federal Highway Administration and the Puget Sound Regional Council

By Konstadinos G. Goulias, Larry Blain, Neil Kilgren, Timothy Michalowski and Elaine Murakami

Abstract

3 Aging American baby-boomers create a variety of new policy contexts and problems. Their changing demand for transportation services may be positive or negative depending on the preparedness of our institutions and the baby boomers ’ behavior. In this paper we describe this potential change in demand through an analysis of individual longitudinal histories over a long period (1989 to 2003) exploring the impacts of person-specific changes (e.g., entry to and exit from the labor force) household changes (e.g., relocation and dissolution) and land use. To do this we use the Puget Sound Transportation Panel (PSTP), which is a record o

Year: 2006
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