Transportation hearings slatedOctober 01,2013Transportation
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Transportation Board will hold six public hearings this fall to gather public comment about transportation-related issues that face the state.
Topics to be covered are transportation revenues and energy; bike pedestrian issues; the future of freight and passenger rail services; park and ride expansion; roadway safety; and public transit, intercity service, and service for the elderly.
Public hearings will be held Oct. 16 in Springfield at the Springfield Town Hall, Oct. 22 in Bennington at the Bennington Fire House, Oct. 23 in Morristown at the Morrisville Town Office Building, Oct. 30 in Newport at the Gateway Center, Nov. 14 in St. Albans at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites and Nov. 20 in Middlebury at the Addison County Regional Planning Commission offices. All hearings start at 6 p.m.MORE IN This Just InOutside the wind blows the leaves across the backyard, as the bare branches scrape across the... Full StoryStabbing suspect Full Story
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