Reduced Fare for the Elderly [Chapter 8, Appendices B & C]


This is the undated second half of a paper, presumably by Vera, titled "Reduced Fare for the Elderly." "The study was planned to investigate the effects of the recently introduced reduced fare program for the elderly in New York City. A major part of the study involved examination in some depth of the characteristic patterns of transportation as related to the personal characteristics of elderly residents. A secondary aim of the study was to investigate the impact the elderly have upon the transportation system" (from the first page).


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021