Long Range Transportation Plan - Public Meeting Thursday, January 23 at 6 p.m.

City of Great Falls Montana

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

For more information: Jeff Key, Project Manager, RPA, (406) 447-5000

 

Informational meeting to present the Draft Great Falls Area Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) – City of Great Falls & Cascade County

 

Great Falls - The City of Great Falls, Cascade County and the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) have initiated a community transportation planning process to update their existing Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).  The Plan provides a blueprint for guiding transportation infrastructure investments based on identified needs.  The third and final informational meeting will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014 in Great Falls at the Civic Center, Missouri Room, 2 Park Drive South.

 

The meeting will begin with a presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by a question and answer period. Time for informal discussions with the project team will be available after the conclusion of the question and answer period.

 

The purpose of the meeting is to present preliminary transportation system recommendations and provide a general overview of the LRTP report. The LRTP is intended to facilitate community goals and improve the transportation infrastructure and services within the Great Falls area to meet the needs of existing and future demands.  Beginning on January 23, 2014, the draft LRTP report may be viewed at:

 

http://www.greatfallslrtp.com/

 

Participation is a very important part of the process, and citizens are encouraged to attend the meeting.  Opinion, comments and concerns may be submitted in writing at the meeting, by mail to Jeff Key, Project Manager, RPA, PO Box 5653, Helena, MT. 59604, or by email to jeff [dot] key [at] rpa-hln [dot] com

                                                                                               

Please indicate comments are for the Great Falls Area LRTP.  Comments are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 21, 2014.

 

The City of Great Falls, Cascade County, MDT and RPA attempt to provide accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in this meeting.  Alternative accessible formats of information presented at the meeting can be provided upon request.   Accommodation requests are encouraged at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.  For further information, call (406) 447-5000 or (406) 455-8434.

 

The Great Falls Transit District relies on this public involvement activity to satisfy Federal Transit Administration program of projects public participation requirements.