Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
Nov. 25, 2008
NEW PARK AND RIDE LOTS OPEN ON ROUTE 29
Two Culpeper County facilities offer ride-share parking for commuters
CULPEPER – Commuters using the Route 29 corridor through Culpeper County now have more ride-sharing options thanks to the Virginia Department of Transportation, which recently opened two new Park and Ride lots near the town of Culpeper.
At the Route 29/Route 3 interchange a new Park and Ride lot was constructed on VDOT’s right of way. The lot, on the northwest corner of the interchange at Rabbit Run, has approximately 25 parking spaces.
The second lot is an expansion of the existing Park and Ride facility at the intersection of Route 29 and Route 663 at Brandy Station. The new lot, on the north side of Route 663 just west of the intersection, adds approximately 30 spaces to the 18 parking slots already there. Both facilities have room for further expansion if there is a need in the future.
The new Park and Ride lots are part of VDOT’s initiative to make it easier for commuters and others to share transportation and reduce the numbers of vehicles using Virginia’s highways. For information and a list of Park and Ride lots statewide, visit VDOT’s Web site: www.virginiadot.org/travel/pnrlots.asp.
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