Saturday, July 6, 2013

Rural people stranded by car culture, economic decline

Transportation is key to access | Opinion | "Everyone drives a car? Not so.

People with disabilities, including those experiencing the limitations of advanced age, often do not drive. Children do not drive. People have medical procedures that leave them unable to drive. Others live in households where the sole auto is needed for someone else to get to work.

And, even in Centre County, some people have incomes so low that owning an automobile is beyond their reach. The list goes on."