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Hyannis, Transportation Future Meeting, October 25, 2012MassDOT is continuing its series of statewide public meetings, engaging with residents, community leaders and business owners to discuss the future of transportation in the Commonwealth.

Legislation passed in August requires the Department to host at least six public meetings in advance of developing a long-term financing plan for the state’s transportation system next year. To ensure that all regions of the Commonwealth are represented, MassDOT will hold more than 15 meetings.

“Every person in the Commonwealth has a stake in our transportation system,” said MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey. “Whether someone drives, walks, takes public transit or rides their bike, there is rarely a day that goes by that they don’t interact with the system. These statewide discussions are intended to allow the users of our system to share their ideas, thoughts and proposals for improving and paying for our transportation network for many years to come.”

Representatives from each division of MassDOT – RMV, Highway, Aeronautics and MBTA/Rail and Transit – will be available to answer questions and provide information.

Those who are unable to attend the meetings but wish to submit comments can do so at yourvisionourfuture@dot.state.ma.us
 
For more information, visit: http://www.mass.gov/massdot/yourvisionourfuture

A list of remaining meetings is available after the break.

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

***October 30, 2012- Brockton meeting is POSTPONED due to expected weather and will be rescheduled.

***November 1, 2012
A meeting originally publicized for November 1st in New Bedford has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. An alternative meeting is offered in nearby North Dartmouth on December 3rd.

November 8, 2012 6-8 PM
Quincy High School Auditorium
100 Coddington Street
Quincy, MA 02169

November 14, 2012 6-8 PM
Memorial Building -Nevins Hall
150 Concord Street
Framingham, MA 01701

November 15, 2012 5:30-7:30 PM
Mattapan Branch Library
Community Room
1350 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan, MA 02126

November 27, 2012 6-8 PM
McGlynn Middle School Auditorium
3002 Mystic Valley Pkwy
Medford, MA 02155

November 29, 2012 6-8 PM
Massachusetts Transportation Building
Conference Rooms 1,2,3
10 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

***December 3, 2012 6-8 PM*** New Meeting
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Woodlawn Commons Building-Conference Room 3
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

***December 5, 2012 6-8 PM*** New Meeting
Lynn City Hall
City Council Chambers, Floor 4
3 City Hall Square
Lynn, Massachusetts 01901

***December 6, 2012 6-8 PM*** New Meeting
Attleboro City Hall
City Council Chamber
77 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703

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