Federal Officials Seek Public Opinion on MORPC’s Transportation Planning Efforts

    September 17, 2018
    Listening Session scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 4 – 6 p.m.

    The general public will have a unique opportunity to express their views on Central Ohio’s transportation efforts on Tuesday, Sept.18. From 4-6 p.m. the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation are asking the public to actively take part in the Federal officials’ visit to Columbus to review MORPC’s transportation planning programs and services.

    The listening session will be held at MORPC, 111 Liberty Street, Suite 100 in Columbus. During that time, the organizations will seek input from local community members and the public about the ongoing transportation planning efforts in the region. The general public is encouraged to attend and participate.

    This conversation is part of the federal metropolitan planning process certification review of MORPC, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), Central Ohio Transit Authority’s (COTA) and Delaware Area Transit Agency (DATABus) on their efforts in regional planning for highways, transit, freight, pedestrians and bicyclists. The conversation will allow the officials to evaluate the process used to plan proposed transportation projects and strategies, while soliciting feedback from the public on these important issues.

    To learn more about MORPC’s transportation planning programs and services, click here.

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