Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Connecting Remote Communities

Summary and Conclusions

Policy Insights

  • Develop objectives for the accessibility of remote communities.
  • Establish workable definitions of remoteness and isolation to compare accessibility across regions.
  • Adapt appraisal tools to account for all costs and benefits of providing good connectivity for remote regions.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of support schemes for better connecting remote communities.
  • Develop integrated accessibility plans to link transport and basic services.
  • Support innovations that could reduce costs or improve service quality.

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