Note: The following is a public notice from the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.
The Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (LVTS) will hold public meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) conference room, 961 Marcon Blvd., Suite 310, Allentown, PA, and at 6 p.m. in the PennDOT District 5 conference room, 1002 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA to consider the Draft Public Participation Plan. The purpose of the public meetings is to solicit comments on this document. A meeting of the LVTS Coordinating Committee will be held onWednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the LVPC to consider adoption of the plan.
The plan defines the LVTS process for engaging the general public in soliciting input on various plans, programs and transportation planning processes. The report is available for apublic review period starting Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The public review period will close on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 at 5 p.m. The document is available for review during normal business hours at the offices of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (at the above address), PennDOT District 5 Offices (at the above address), LANTA offices (1060 Lehigh St., Allentown, PA), Allentown Public Library (1210 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA), Bethlehem Area Public Library (11 W. Church St., Bethlehem, PA), and the Easton Area Public Library (6th and Church streets, Easton, PA). The draft plan can also be found on the LVPC’s website at www.lvpc.org.
LVTS is committed to compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of applicable civil rights statutes, executive orders, regulations and policies. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. With advance notification, accommodations may be provided for those with special needs related to language, sight or hearing. If you have a request for a special need, wish to file a complaint, or desire additional information, please contact Michael Donchez, Senior Transportation Planner, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, 961 Marcon Blvd., Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18109-9397, (610) 264-4544.
Photo: A LANTA bus (Patch file photo)