Chesterfield County’s Village News reports on the recent visit by STIR’s Kim Sheeler, Bob Crum, and Mark Creery where they introduced the board to STIR and its activities.
The board approved a support resolution for STIR and appointed Marleen Durfee, Matoaca District Supervisor as a STIR advisor.
From the report,
Most people drive to work alone and that is because for most people the commute is so easy. Traffic is light and there is a well designed road system, but according to STIR, that is not sustainable. So the group is looking at some alternatives. They are looking at a multi-model system, not just a single solution. This solution includes higher efficiency vehicles like hybrids, alternate fuel vehicles such as electric, hydrogen cell and natural gas. But that is not enough Creery says, there has to be public transit and ride share.