Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Rural Areas

Pew Survey: Liberals Want Walkability, Conservatives Want a Big Lawn

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Americans are increasingly sorted along ideological lines. There is less diversity of opinion among the people we associate with, in the media we consume, and even where we want to live. That’s according to a new report from Pew Research Center studying political polarization in the United States. Perhaps most interestingly, the report found stark differences in preference for […]

Making Rural Transit Work

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Transit in rural areas is tricky. Folks need to go farther, the passengers are more dispersed, and there’s less money to go around. But that doesn’t make it any less necessary. On the contrary, according to a new report from Reconnecting America [PDF], nearly 40 percent of the United States’ transit-dependent population — including senior […]