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Title: Planning for Demographic Diversity: The Case of Immigrants and Public Transit

Author(s): Blumenberg, Evelyn and Alexandra Elizabeth Evans

Published: 2010 by Journal of Public Transportation, 13(2): 23-45

Online Access: http://www.nctr.usf.edu/jpt/pdf/JPT13-2Blumenberg.pdf

Abstract: This research examines the significant effects of immigration on transit use. Drawing on data from the U.S. Census, we examine how the enormous influx of immigrants to California has altered the demographics of transit commuting in the state and contributed importantly to a growth in transit ridership.

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