The Public Transit-Health Connection
This week, the US Senate approved the sweeping Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan. The bill includes a $39 billion investment in public transit to report aging infrastructure across the US.
Public transportation in the US is an important aspect of American Life, including health care. Health Affairs recently published a Health Policy Brief on the connection between public transportation and health.
On this episode of Health Affairs This Week, Health Affairs‘ Rob Lott and Jeff Byers discuss what to expect next for the infrastructure bill and dive into the insights from the health policy brief.
- Public Transportation In the US: A Driver Of Health And Equity (Health Affairs)
- Senate Approves The $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill In A Historic Vote (NPR)
- Podcast: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill – What’s in it for Health Care (Health Affairs This Week)