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Confronting Transportation Barriers in HIV Treatment with a Bike Exchange Program

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Transportation is a necessary element of any intervention working to improve access to care for clients with HIV. Several studies have reported transportation as a barrier to HIV treatment. However, there are few interventions or best practices focused on reducing transportation barriers for people with HIV. It has become increasingly clear that interventions need to focus on holistic approaches to improving transportation availability to all populations.

Learn how the Kansas City, Missouri Health Department confronted transportation barriers by providing bikes to clients with HIV. The staff’s simple strategy may be a best practice for future interventions.

This spotlight was produced by CISWH’s HIV, Housing & Employment Project