TxDOT to Host Meeting on Transportation Needs


The Texas Department of Transportation hosts in Bryan its first of 25 public meetings to gather input on the state's long-term transportation needs.

TxDOT on Friday announced that the first of the public sessions about the Texas Transportation Plan through 2040 was scheduled for Monday in Bryan.

State officials hope to define goals for all transportation modes -- road, transit, rail, ports, aviation, pedestrian, bicycle and freight. The plan also will address the state's aging infrastructure.

The last session will be held Aug. 5 in Austin.

The other meetings are planned in Beaumont, Houston, Lufkin, San Angelo, Odessa, El Paso, Atlanta, Paris, Tyler, Mesquite, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Brownwood, Laredo, Pharr, Corpus Christi, Victoria, Waco, Abilene, Childress, Amarillo, Lubbock and San Antonio.

North Texas Meetings:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Paris Junior College
McLemore Student Center Room 205
2400 Clarksville St, Paris, TX 75460

Monday, July 7, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
DalTrans Transportation Management Center
Conference Room
4777 East Highway 80
Mesquite, TX 75150

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Fort Worth TxDOT District Office
Regional Training Center
2501 Southwest Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76133

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