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Revitalization of small communities : transportation options

Vary T. Coates

Revitalization of small communities : transportation options

by Vary T. Coates

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of University Research, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- United States.,
  • Transportation -- Planning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVary Coates, Ernest Weiss.
    SeriesReport - Dept. of Transportation ; no. DOT-TST-76-81
    ContributionsWeiss, Ernest., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15218423M

      America loves its freeways. After the Federal Highway Bill created the pathway for a 41, mile interstate highway system, states and cities jockeyed for the funding to build ever-more. and transportation options all have an impact at the neighborhood level. Collabora-tive neighborhood planning on issues involving land use and development, redevel-opment, transportation, and economic development offers cities the opportunity to identify, coordinate, and prioritize a variety of goals with the involvement of the local community.

    A: As a resident of the Southside of Tallahassee, I have consistently advocated for redevelopment and revitalization of areas of our community that have long been neglected. We must invest in the. States and Community Action Agencies realize that rural transit is cost efficient. For every dollar spent on this form of transit, rural communities reap about dollars in benefits Rural transit connects workers with their jobs and supports the economic development of small communities, thus allowing rural America to maintain its character.

    The village is closely connected to St. James, which is undergoing a revitalization similar to other Long Island areas, in a push to create walkable communities, a real estate agent says. Equitable: Access to such healthy, sustainable transportation options should be viewed as a right. All residents—regardless of their income, race, age, disability, religion or national origin—should have access to affordable, safe, accessible, multi-modal transportation options that allow them to fully participate in the community.


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