What Are the Benefits of Transit?
Changing demographics and transportation preferences coupled with a need to address significant growth in the Fort Worth region require a renewed look at how transit service can serve the region’s residents, employees, and visitors. The benefits of The T Master Plan extend beyond improving transit service. Transit supports a multitude of community goals.
Transit supports our growing population and economy
By 2035, Tarrant County is projected to increase by 1 million residents.
Transit reduces congestion
Congestion in the Fort Worth region is projected to increase significantly over the next decades.
Residents in the Fort Worth region spend over 25% of household income on transportation.
Transit supports changing transportation preferences
The Millennial generation (approximately those born between 1977 and 2003) and future generations expect new and diverse shared mobility options.
The Millennials are traveling differently
Transit accommodates an aging population of Baby Boomers
Texas ranks in the top third for senior growth rates in the U.S.
Transit keeps us healthy
Obesity is a rising epidemic nationally and in the Fort Worth region. [AnythingPopup id=”7″]