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VT Transportation Board Schedules 6 Public Hearings

The Vermont Transportation Board will be holding 6 public hearings this fall. The hearings will gather public comment about transportation-related issues that face Vermont.
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The Vermont Transportation Board will be holding 6 public hearings this fall. The hearings will gather public comment about transportation-related issues that face Vermont.

A press release says the Board has identified six transportation topics that they would like public input. They include transportation revenues and energy, bike and pedestrian issues, the future of both freight and passenger rail services, park and ride expansion, roadway safety, and public transit.

"The Transportation Board each year travels around the state to meet with Vermonters and discuss important issues," Maurice Germain, Chairman of the Transportation Board. "We have identified specific topics that are timely and currently under discussion with VTrans and at the legislature. We want people to let us know what is on their minds."

Public hearings will be held on the following dates:
  • October 16 @ 6 p.m. in Springfield,  Vermont - Springfield Town Hall, 3rd Floor Selectman's Meeting Room, 96 Main Street
  • October 22 @ 6 p.m. in Bennington, Vermont - Bennington Fire House, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 130 River Street
  • October 23 @ 6 p.m. in Morristown, Vermont - Morrisville Town Office Building, Community Meeting Room, 43 Portland Street
  • October 30 @ 6 p.m. in Newport, Vermont - Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Drive
  • November 14 @ 6 p.m. in St. Albans, Vermont - LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Green Mountain Room, 813 Fairfax Road
  • November 20 @ 6 p.m. in Middlebury, Vermont - Addison County Regional Commission Offices, 14 Seminary Street

People who cannont attend a hearing can submit written comment by visiting the Board's website at: http://tboard.vermont.gov.
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