MassDOT is holding public meetings across the state in May on development of a five-year capital spending plan. The capital spending plan is required by the 2009 transportation reform legislation. The public meetings held by MassDOT’s Office of Transportation Planning will provide an overview of capital spending's role, describe asset management systems now in place, and discuss next steps, with comments solicited from the public. Times and locations for these meetings connected to the You Move Massachusetts Initiative follow:
Monday, May 17, 2010 – Northampton, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Council Chambers, Municipal Hall, 212 Main Street, Northampton
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 – Pittsfield, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, One Fenn St., Suite 201, Pittsfield
Wednesday, May 19 – Quincy, 6:00 – 7:30 PM.
Quincy City Hall, Foy Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 1305 Hancock, St., Quincy
Tuesday, May 25 – Framingham, 6:00 – 7:30 PM.
Town Hall (Memorial Building), 150 Concord St., Framingham
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