Research Findings

View publications, including policy briefs, working papers, and journal articles, on Transportation:


View one-page summary Recaps of key findings from the Rural Health Research Centers on Transportation:

  • Travel Burden to Receive Health Care
    Date: 10/2022
    The average rural resident traveled 120% more miles per one-way trip to receive medical or dental care than the average urban resident, in 2017. This Recap explores travel burdens to receive care, including time spent in travel, distance traveled, financial burden of travel, public transportation use, and motor vehicle fatalities.


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Projects on this Topic

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