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Public invited to comment on Regional Transportation Plan

OLYMPIA – The Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization invites the public to attend any of four public meetings to learn more about a Regional Transportation Plan and to comment on the future vision of transportation for the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas.

The Regional Transportation Plan is designed to promote and guide efficient and sustainable transportation systems on the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas. It was developed as a shared vision of how strategic transportation planning can create a better future for residents and businesses on the peninsulas.

Anyone can participate by visiting one of the following public meetings or by electronically submitting comments by Dec. 31 to Patrick Babineau. The same materials will be presented at all locations.

Port Angeles

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Clallam County Courthouse

Commission Board Room, room 160

223 E. Fourth St.

Sequim

11 a.m.

Friday, Dec. 6

Ironwood Meeting Room

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

1033 Old Blyn Highway

Port Townsend

7 – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 5

CoLab (Above the Silverwater Café)

237 Taylor St., Second Floor

Shelton

4-5:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 16

Commission Chambers

Mason County Building 1

411 N. Fifth St.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

Accommodation requests for people with disabilities can be made by contacting the WSDOT Diversity/ADA Affairs team at wsdotada@wsdot.wa.gov or by calling toll-free, 855-362-4ADA (4232). Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may make a request by calling the Washington State Relay at 711.

Title VI Notice to Public
It is the Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin or sex, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its federally funded programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint with WSDOT's Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO). For additional information regarding Title VI complaint procedures and/or information regarding our non-discrimination obligations, please contact OEO's Title VI Coordinators, George Laue at (509) 324-6018 or Jonte' Sulton at (360) 705-7082.

Hyperlinks within the release:

· Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/partners/prtpo/

· Regional Transportation Plan http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/partners/prtpo/docs/materials/prtpo_rtp_draft2013.pdf

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