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  • Posted: Jul 1, 2022
    SURCOM staff have begun a number of new research projects on topics such as food insecurity, workforce development, electric transit networks, and transit's role in improving health. Summaries and links to project descriptions are provided below. Utilizing Public Transportation to End Food Insecurity... [More Info]
  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    A new report from SURCOM examines how the COVID-19 pandemic affected veterans living in small urban and rural communities. Nearly five million veterans live in rural communities, representing 57% of Veterans Administration (VA) health care enrollees. COVID-19 cases and deaths among rural veterans have... [More Info]
  • Posted: May 5, 2022
    SURCOM has published an updated edition of the Rural Transit Fact Book. This publication is intended to serve as a national resource for statistics and information on rural transit in America. The Fact Book includes rural demographic and travel behavior data as well as financial, operating, and fleet... [More Info]
  • Posted: Apr 18, 2022
    The Small Urban and Rural Center on Mobility (SURCOM), a center within the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) celebrates its 20th anniversary in April 2022. SURCOM’s mission is to be an innovative research, education, and outreach center providing... [More Info]
  • Posted: Mar 29, 2022
    SURCOM researcher Jeremy Mattson presented results from a study on measuring the benefits of rural and small urban transit in Greater Minnesota in a webinar hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The webinar was part of MnDOT's Greater Minnesota Shared Mobility Webinar series.... [More Info]
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