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Models to Improve Access to Transportation

Access to reliable, safe transportation is needed so that people can travel to work, school, child care, medical appointments, afterschool activities, and social events. Transportation options can be limited in rural communities, particularly for residents who do not own or have access to a personal vehicle. Many programs and agencies have implemented innovative and promising models to improve the availability of transportation for rural communities.

This toolkit describes 8 models that improve availability of transportation: