The Program, Finance and Administration Committee adopted updated Socioeconomic and Demographic forecasts for horizon year 2055 on October 22, 2020.
These county-level population and employment forecasts were developed for the 31-county region.
The 2055 SED forecasts will be used in the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan and all near-future conformity analysis.
Using the agreed upon methodology, forecasts have been developed for use as data inputs for the New York Best Practice Model (NYBPM) and for the next Regional Transportation Plan. They provide a base for all project-level analysis and a common analytical framework for environmental and technical analysis.
2055 SED Forecasts
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2055 SED Forecast
October 22, 2020: PFAC adopts the horizon year 2055 socioeconomic and demographic forecasts as presented in the attached tables and directs their use in the development of all NYMTC's required planning products and analyses.
Adoption of Horizon Year 2055 Socioeconomic and Demographic Forecasts
Resolution 509 Tables (excel)
2055 SED Forecasts Population and Employment
Technical Memo 1:
Existing Trends Analysis
Technical Memo 2:
Baseline Model Update
Technical Memo 3.1:
Draft Employment, Population, Labor Force
Technical Memo 4:
2017 Baseline Final Forecast Results