NEEDS AND POTENTIALS FOR TRANSIT IN RURAL AREAS, RICHMOND, VA. REGION

Many rural areas, even those fairly close to large cities, suffer from lack of employment centers, health facilities, and the like. This dearth of local opportunities can be made up, in part, through better public transportation services. The study summarizes the 'needs' and potentials for transit in several rural counties in the Richmond (Va.) region. The 'needs' are specified in terms of lack of employment centers, banks, hospitals, health services (including doctors and hospitals), libraries, recreation programs, and, of course, existing transit services. Car ownership is also considered. It is concluded that several counties have a high potential for transit based on the above factors.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Virginia Interuniversity Transportation Study Group

    Blacksburg, VA  United States 

    Department of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Chavis, L K
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 68 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090458
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: VITSG-74/3 Intrm Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-30097
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 29 1981 12:00AM