rural • isolated • tribal • indigenous
If you have a right to get there, you have a right to get there safely.
The Hana Highway is a notoriously narrow route through the rural island of Maui, HI.
A cattle drive crosses a rural highway in Idaho.
Boardwalks comprise most of the transportation network in Kwigillingok, AK.
In 2014, a landslide consumed a rural highway and town near Oso, WA killing 14 people.
Culturally traditional forms of transportation are still used by many rural residents during winter months, but experience safety concerns when used near motorized transportation.
culturally sensitive safety efforts that focus on preservation of heritage
promote community-agency partnerships and recognize limited staff and budgets
consider unique forms of transportation and mitigate impacts of extreme weather