Increase in social and economic opportunity for disadvantaged and underserved communities from the provision of affordable multi-modal transportation options and the development of a transportation cost burden measure.
By developing a national transportation cost burden measure, USDOT will have a critical tool to address barriers to accessing affordable transportation options that have consequences on economic mobility—and help bring measurable transportation benefits to disadvantaged communities per Justice40.
Key Performance Indicator
- Reduction in transportation travel cost as a percent of income.
- Reduction in transportation travel time.
- Increase in access to key destinations, including work, education, grocery stores, health care.
- Increase in mobility measured by number of trips at the individual level.
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