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This report investigates public transportation's impact on food insecurity in North Dakota's rural and small urban areas, defining "small urban" as cities with 2,500 to 49,999 people. It highlights how limited public transport exacerbates food access issues, scrutinizing the potential of transit systems...

 

This research examines the many ways that public transportation affects health, with a focus on rural and small urban areas. First, a comprehensive literature review is conducted. Research on the social determinants of health, access to health care, physical activity benefits, social isolation, and mental...

 

The objective of this research is to compare the level of public transportation services provided in North Dakota to those of surrounding states. The study focuses on North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska (excluding the Omaha metro area), and Minnesota (excluding the Twin Cities metro...

 

Despite the retirement of transit managers in small urban and rural communities, succession planning to prepare local transit agencies is lacking. Applied research must be developed to provide a smooth transition for the public transportation industry as it moves forward. Current specific workforce shortages...

 

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic created various economic, environmental, and social challenges, and public transportation was one of the primary and necessary services that were disrupted by the pandemic. Ridership demand decreased dramatically due to lockdown, many people working from home, and people...

 

This study examines public opinion toward transit during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was accomplished through topic modeling using social media posts on Twitter. Results showed how discussion regarding public transit changed during the first several months of 2020. This study also shared lessons learned...

 

The number of Americans age 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060, and the 65-and-older age group's share of the total population will rise from 16% to 23% (US Census 2018). Also, average U.S. life expectancy increased from 68 years in 1950 to 78.6 years...

 

The Rural Transit Fact Book serves as a national resource for statistics and information on rural transit in America. This publication includes rural demographic and travel behavior data as well as financial and operating statistics for agencies receiving section 5311 funding. In addition to national-level...

 

The objectives of this research are to study the demographic indicators of tribal communities that relate to transportation needs, describe and evaluate existing tribal transit operations and funding, and examine the role of transit in livability and quality of life in tribal communities in the United...

 

This document contains a report based on two online surveys conducted by the Small Urban and Rural Transit Center (SURTC), Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU, during the 2019 spring semester. The first survey captured the NDSU student experience with Metro Area Transit (MATBUS) and students'...

 
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