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Residents Invited to Comment on Northeast Regional Transportation Options

Post Date:08/25/2017 10:57 AM

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) invites Chatham County residents, especially those in the northeastern part of the county, to review and comment on several alternatives for future transportation investments. DCHC MPO covers mostly the northeastern part of the county.

The DCHC MPO is in the process of planning state and federal transportation investments in our region through its 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).  To develop the MTP, the MPO is reviewing different alternatives for meeting future transportation needs and inviting citizens to participate in the review.  The public comment period will continue through Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

INPUT OPTIONS

Workshops: To learn about the plan and provide input, you  can attend one of the following workshops:

  • Durham -- August 29, 4:00-7:00 PM, Durham Station Transportation Center, 515 Pettigrew St, Durham, NC 27701
  • Hillsborough --  September 12, 5:30-7:30 PM, Orange County Office Building, 131 W Margaret Ln, Lower Level Conference Room, #204, Hillsborough, NC 27278
  • Chatham County – September 13, 4:00-7:00 PM, Chatham Community Library, 197 NC Highway 87 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312
  • Chapel Hill/Carrboro -- September 19, 4:00-6:30 PM, Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510

Public Hearing – Citizens also can provide feedback at an upcoming MPO Board Meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 9:00 AM in the Committee Room (2nd Floor of Durham City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza). Persons with disabilities will be accommodated -- provisions should be requested at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

Other Options – Visit the project website for maps and tables of the alternatives and additional options for participating: CLICK HERE

NEXT STEPS

The MPO’s Board will release a draft 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan in October and adopt the final Plan in December. Keep up on the opportunities to participate at CLICK HERE

CONTACT INFORMATION

Comments and questions should be directed to:  

Andy Henry, DCHC MPO
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
E-mail: andrew.henry@durhamnc.gov Phone: (919) 560-4366, ext. 36419
Website:  www.dchcmpo.org