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Rural Connections: Challenges and Opportunities in America's Heartland

Description
Examines rural transportation challenges, including decreased state transportation revenues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, higher traffic fatality rates compared to urban settings, poor road and bridge conditions, and more. Comments on the importance of rural transportation for the nation's economy, emphasizing its role in transferring goods and helping rural communities access healthcare, education, job opportunities, and social services.
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
National Transportation Research Nonprofit (TRIP)
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Infrastructure · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Transportation · State-by-state