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Sundra Hominik 804.524.6094
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RICH-61676

Nov. 6, 2012



COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD TO HOLD SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM MEETING ON NOV. 15
Public is invited to review and comment on multimodal transportation projects

COLONIAL HEIGHTS— The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is holding meetings across Virginia so the public may discuss projects and programs in the CTB’s current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and provide comments for the development of the Fiscal Years 2014-2019 SYIP, including multimodal initiatives for highways, rail and transit.  
The meeting for the Richmond District will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 at VDOT Central Office Auditorium, 1201 E. Broad Street, Richmond. It will include an open house from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. During the open house, representatives from various state transportation agencies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Planning District Commissions will provide information and highlight their transportation programs. Displays and handouts will be available at the meeting.
Following the open house, individuals can provide oral or written comments during the meeting. After the meeting, comments can be submitted through email or regular mail.  
For comments on rail, transit and transportation demand management write to:
• Public Information Officer, DRPT, 600 E. Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, VA 23219 or DRPTPR@drpt.Virginia.gov.
For comments on highway projects write to:
• Programming Director, VDOT, 1401 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219 or Six-YearProgram@VDOT.Virginia.gov.
Materials for the meetings are on available at http://www.virginiadot.org/fallmeetings and comments may be submitted online. Comments will be accepted until November 30, 2012.
A draft of the new SYIP will be available next spring, and public hearings will be held before the program is finalized in June 2013.



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