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TxDOT wants to hear public input for state roadway 30-year plan

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Posted at 3:55 PM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 16:55:45-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — If you have ideas or thoughts about roadways, you have a chance to voice them directly to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting locally on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, to discuss the future of transportation in Texas. The meeting will serve as a guidance for the Texas Transportation Plan 2050. This plan will help TxDOT develop planning and programmng for the next 30 years. It will set long-range goals for all transportation modes including roadways, transit, pedestrian, bicycle and freight. TxDOT says they will address some of the state's biggest transportation challenges including a growing and aging population; urbanization; emerging transportation technologies such as driverless vehicles and limited funding.

The meeting will be held at:
TxDOT Corpus Christi District Headquarters
Regional Training Room, Building 2
1701 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas 78416

The public is invited to provide comments in person, online or by mail. Persons with disabilities who want to attend a public meeting but need appropriate accommodations can contact Casey Dusza at 512-486-5149 or casey.dusza@txdot.gov three business days prior to the meeting.

Anyone who cannot attend a meeting, but who would like to receive information or submit comments can email TTP_2050@txdot.gov or call the toll free messaging center at 1-855-TEXAS50 (839-2750). All meeting materials will be available at www.txdot.gov [txdot.gov] using the keyword search “TTP 2050.”

Online surveys will close on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, and public comments will be accepted throughout the development of the TTP 2050. Written comments can be submitted via email at TTP_2050@txdot.gov or by USPS mail to:

TxDOT TPP Division – TTP 2050
Attn: Casey Dusza
P.O. Box 149217
Austin, Texas 78714-9217