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Rural Transit

May 3, 2021, 7am PDT
Transit advocates were pleasantly surprised to hear senators address specific questions about the 80/20 split in transportation funding, transit operations, and rural transit needs.
Transportation for America
March 4, 2021, 7am PST
Funding cuts and uneven investment in rural areas have left millions of Americans trapped without adequate transportation.
Institute for Policy Studies
May 3, 2020, 5am PDT
More evidence of the essential benefits of public transit, but this time the source of the evidence is found in rural communities all over the United States, like Hugo, Oklahoma.
Motherboard
July 22, 2016, 8am PDT
Parts of California’s rural, working-class Central Valley see virtually no transportation investment, leaving many residents stranded in the heat.
KCET Departures
March 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent report details how residents of rural areas in Minnesota use transit.
MinnPost
December 4, 2015, 8am PST
Planners and public health professionals in Maine are working together to increase opportunities for physical activity and active transportation.
Maine Association of Planners Front Page
July 2, 2013, 12pm PDT
Public transit that serves rural communities is no less essential to the everyday needs of their users as those systems that serve cities. So, why do some states seem so eager to cut subsidies to rural transit providers?
Rooflines
May 28, 2012, 1pm PDT
With nearly 40 percent of the United States’ transit-dependent population living in rural areas, it's imperative that rural transit agencies get the most out of their investments. A new report explores how some are getting it right.
Streetsblog D.C.