In ITE Journal’s September issue, RSG Director Steven Gayle highlights the importance of public policy in ensuring rural Americans have access to the same technologies and services currently reshaping the transportation industry.
According to the most recent census data, more than 58 million Americans live in rural areas. Ensuring these residents have equitable access to telecommunications services and broadband is a prerequisite to paving the way for future mobility technologies like ride-hailing services, automated and connected vehicles, and drone delivery.
Check out the full article to read more about the path ahead for transportation planning in rural communities and the unique role public policy plays.
Transportation’s Role in Rural Communities: Valuing the Past, Planning For The Future »