I just have to chime in and say a thank you to Chip. I've never heard of walkscore before and it's always good to learn something new. That could be a very useful tool, especially in our area where public transportation unless close in to Raleigh is somewhat limited.... more
Durham and Chapel Hill do offer handicap transportation through a number of programs. It's not unlimited but they do a good job of picking up those in need by arrangment and taking them out shopping on medical appointments etc. I'm not as familiar with Raleigh.
If I can be of any further assistnace to you as you look for a home in the ara, feel free to contact me directly.... more