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Re: Public Transportation Access Info. Wanted

> Hello.
> 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?
> Thanks.
> 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.


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