In Transportation Services and Their Impact on Poverty and Growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa, Gina Porter of AFCAP explains the effects of the current state of transportation on poverty, describes the potential for improved transport, and identifies key research gaps. She supports her claims through a thorough literature review. This article describes the issue of transportation in sub-Saharan Africa in order to propose alternate solutions. This article has an academic tone and is designed to give a detailed understanding of the issues at hand.