Dawn Eischen 804-524-6179
Courtney Moyer, VA Dept. of Rail and Public Transportation 804-225-3746
Nov. 21, 2011
RICHMOND DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION MEETING IS NOV. 30
Secretary of Transportation, CTB members seek input on highway, rail and transit projects
COLONIAL HEIGHTS ─ On Wednesday, Nov. 30, Secretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton and local members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will host a meeting in Richmond for the public to provide input on the development of the Six-Year Improvement Program for fiscal years 2013-2018. The program includes multimodal highway, rail and public transportation initiatives.
The meeting will be held at the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) central office auditorium, 1221 E. Broad Street in Richmond, beginning at 6 p.m.
From 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the public can visit displays and meet representatives from the Virginia departments of Transportation, Rail and Public Transportation, Aviation, Motor Vehicles and Port Authority. Following the open house session, individuals can speak for up to three minutes or submit written comments. Speakers may register at the door; there is no pre-registration.
A draft Six-Year Improvement Program will be available next spring, and public hearings will be held before the program is finalized in June 2012.
Comments can be submitted following this meeting or by those not able to attend the meeting. Comments on rail, transit and transportation demand management should be sent to Public Information Officer, DRPT, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, VA 23219 or DRPTPR@drpt.Virginia.gov and on highway projects to Programming Director, VDOT, 1401 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219 or Six-YearProgram@VDOT.Virginia.gov. Comments will be accepted until Dec. 12, 2011.
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