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Re: Public Transportation Access Info. Wanted
> About 10 years ago, the ATC had a very good and detailed listing of
> public transportation access points to the AT. Since that time, both the
> ATC and I have lost this list. I would be very interested in putting
> together a similar list. What information I am seeking is a list of any
> type of public transportation that either crosses the AT or drops users
> within a reasonable distance of the AT. I am not interested in people
> who provide shuttle service, as the ATC already has such a list.
> However, if you know of a town that gets bus or train service and also
> has taxi service I would like to know about that although I would want to
> limit the use of taxis to aprox. $15 one way. Because of the rural
> nature of much of the trail, many of the areas are served by small rural
> bus companies which makes getting this information together. If I get
> enough information to make a decent list, I will forward the list to
> the ATC and to anyone who requests it.
> I would also like suggestions on how to get this information besides this
> list. I am considering writing to the Chambers of Commerce for each
> county the AT runs through. I also have thought of contacting each of
> the maintaining clubs. Any suggestions?
> David Smith
Can you send me this list when you complete it? Also, where is the
shuttle list located at? The reason I'm asking is I hate to backtrack
on a trail. It would be much better to hike a full portion of the AT
and take either public transportation or a cab back to my car.