With few transit options Seniors at risk of being stuck at home, study says

Older Americans who are “aging in place” are in danger of being stuck at home due to limited public transportation options. Even though the Bay Area is ranked as one of the highest in the nation for public transportation it is still stranding an estimated 135,000 seniors, which is a 35% increase since 2000. Studies suggest that the numbers of isolated seniors will increase in the near future if Congress moves forward with its plan to cut funding to public transportation services.

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