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The Public Transit-Health Connection

Health Affairs This Week

The Public Transit-Health Connection

Listen to Health Affairs' Rob Lott and Jeff Byers discuss how public transportation affects health and health equity. In addition, they discuss the latest on the sweeping bipartisan infrastructure bill.
August 13, 2021

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.

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