rural • isolated • tribal • indigenous
If you have a right to get there, you have a right to get there safely.
Culturally traditional forms of transportation are still used by many rural residents during winter months, but experience safety concerns when used near motorized transportation.
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.
The Hana Highway is a notoriously narrow route through the rural island of Maui, HI.
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