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 InBy Amy Ash Nixon Full StoryRICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 410 CE, Visigoths sack Rome and it isn't the first time, either; in 1859, Titusville, Pa., the first commercially viable oil well comes in; in 1918, the only World War I battle fought on U.S. soil in Nogales, Ariz. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott uploads data direct to your head: On this day in 410... Full Story
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