For those with easy access to transportation, it is easy to forget what a difficulty the lack of a car can be in a region where work, shopping and basic tasks are dependent on being able to get around. We speak with one mom who faces long journeys on foot, regardless of weather just to accomplish basic daily tasks.
This story is part of our public media partnership with Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America. Major funding is provided by The JPB Foundation. Additional funding is provided by Ford Foundation.”