States are using federal funding to treat addiction medically, provide life-saving medication to combat overdoses, and build treatment facilities. But more funding needs to go into getting rural residents to those services, some say.Read More...
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will spend millions on road improvements in four rural mountain counties that went Republican in 2016.
Wyoming’s transportation director says rural highways serve the nation’s needs, not just the interests of local communities. Congress should remember that in funding levels, he says.
Why is it that Amazon can deliver a case of toilet paper overnight to a person in the Adirondacks in upstate New York, but it takes that same person three days to arrange transportation to a doctor’s appointment?
The Missouri Rural Health Association's three-year-old public transportation program, HealthTran, gives rural patients access and options.
The small Arizona city of Maricopa works to build out a public transit system in an area where there are few alternatives to personal automobiles. Limited routes and schedules, plus a lack of marketing, make that a tough job.