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The Transportation Prescription: Bold New Ideas for Healthy, Equitable Transportation Reform in America

In an effort to share our research with our constituents, PolicyLink continues to report—often in conjunction with partners—around equitable strategies that can help all Americans prosper. By "Lifting Up What Works" and spreading the stories of effective change on the ground, we highlight proven efforts to improve communities and support the work needed to replicate those efforts.

The Transportation Prescription: Bold New Ideas for Healthy, Equitable Transportation Reform

A report by PolicyLink and Prevention Institute, and commissioned by the Convergence Partnership, this policy guide analyzes the intersection of transportation, health, and equity. This report provides key policy and program recommendations that can improve health outcomes in vulnerable communities, create economic opportunity, and enhance environmental quality.

The guide also features a foreword by Rep. Jim Oberstar, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and one of the primary authors of the upcoming federal transportation bill -- an over $500 billion investment that will set transportation policy and funding in the United States for approximately the next six years.

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