The Inter-County Public Transportation Authority, the Albemarle Rural Planning Organization and the North Carolina Department of Transportation Integrated Mobility Division are in the process of conducting a workforce transportation study to evaluate the feasibility of public transportation options for workers commuting to Dare County from Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan, Washington, and Tyrrell counties.

The study will analyze the existing barriers and challenges that local employers and their employees currently encounter as well as the role transportation plays in those issues. In addition, the study will gather information on the expected amount of participation in a workforce transportation program from both employees and their employers.

Participation in this study is critical for understanding existing transportation barriers to employment and the potential solutions to overcoming them. Please take the time to complete the short survey and share the survey with others using the links below.

Study Partners:

The Inter-County Public Transportation Authority provides complementary, regular bus and van service for the general public and ADA paratransit service for those who have disabilities within Pasquotank, Perquimans, Camden, Chowan, and Currituck counties in North Carolina.

The Albemarle Rural Planning Organization serves as the regional transportation planning agency for Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties. Additionally, the organization provides an avenue for these rural counties to be involved in addressing regional transportation issues.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation Integrated Mobility Division administers state and federal funds for public transportation, bicycle, and pedestrian programs and provides subject matter expertise related to multimodal transportation planning, innovation, technology and emerging mobility trends.

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