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SJ: TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION INVITES PUBLIC TO SHARE OPINIONS ABOUT PLANS

Submitted by News Desk on Tue, 04/29/2008 - 10:00pm
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SAN JOSE (BCN)

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is inviting Santa Clara County residents to share their ideas for the Bay Area's transportation system at a public workshop May 8.

Working in conjunction with other regional agencies MTC is updating its long-range transportation plan for the commission's nine-county area. Called "Transportation 2035: Change in Motion," the plan is charged with taking into consideration the region's growth, mobility and sustainability, coupled with global warming concerns.

Residents are invited to offer their views and vision at any of the nine county workshops, which begin in Santa Rosa on May 6.

"Transportation is an issue that affects each and every Bay Area resident," said Dean J. Chu, MTC commissioner, in a prepared statement. "This is your chance to voice your thoughts and help determine how we invest transportation dollars over the next 25 years."

The San Jose workshop is schedule for May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., Room 225.

To learn more about the plan or to see a schedule of other meetings, visit www.mtc.ca.gov/T2035.