Healthcare Transportation Planning
Transportation is one determinant of good health outcomes. Low income and rural communities are disproportionately harmed when transportation systems are underfunded, don’t operate effectively or can’t address pockets of need. These contribute, in part, to health disparities.
The implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) presents new opportunities for collaboration between health care and public transit sectors. AMMA’s portfolio includes development of innovative strategies to get riders to and from quality healthcare:
(Please see our Veterans Transportation Planning page for more information.)