Addressing Commuting as a Public Health Issue: Strategies Should Differ by Rurality
Analyzes 2017 County Health Rankings data for counties and county-like equivalents in the U.S. to examine the rate of solo car commuting and long solo car commutes by rurality. Describes differences in socio-demographic factors related to commuting behavior by rural and urban residence.
Carrie Henning-Smith, Katy Kozhimannil, Alex Evenson
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Population health · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Transportation