Recognizing the potential for a collaborative partnership between transit planning and public health professionals, this webinar examines shared goals, key champions, and innovative ideas for leveraging rural transit to improve food access and community health more broadly. This webinar will present an overview of the current landscape of transit policy in Greater Minnesota and identify areas for public health professionals to work with transit planners. The presenters will identify barriers, promising practices, and opportunities for partnership in transit-health planning.

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Ross Daniels, Community Planner, Public Health Law Center
Grace Heglund-Lohman, Research Assistant, Public Health Law Center
Bryan McCoy, Developmental Specialist—Transportation, Headwaters Regional Development Commission

Elizabeth Bina, Minnesota Department of Health