Governor Deval Patrick in April signed Executive Order 530 establishing a Commonwealth-wide effort to examine and offer suggestions to improve and reform Community, Social Service and Paratransit transportation.
The Order established a Commission of 16 members.
Governor Patrick’s Commission will hold its final in a series of public listening sessions with extended hours as follows:
Monday, November 7, 3pm-7pm
Boston, State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, Conference Rooms 1-2-3.
All are invited to attend and be heard.
For more information including transcripts from prior session please visit our webpage at www.mbta.com/execorder530
If you are unable to attend, your comments may be left on voice mail at 617-222-6260 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by US mail to MBTA 45 High St 5th flr c/o EO530 Boston MA 02110.
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