Recommendations for Better Rural Transportation

Source: Transportation for America

Describes six policy recommendations from a report on ways to make transportation services better for rural communities: invest heavily in rural transit; prioritize projects that improve access and reduce trip length; prioritize safety for everyone in developed areas like town centers; prioritize maintaining rural highways over expanding them; connect rural areas by making a sizable investment in better broadband access; and recalibrate federal agency policies and grant programs to better support rural town centers. Rural Communities Need Better Transportation Policy (Transportation for America and Third Way)

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