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Vermillion Area Transportation Plan Study
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For Immediate Release:  Thursday, April 26, 2012
Contact:  Kristi Sandal, Public Information Officer, 605-773-3265 


Department of Transportation & City of Vermillion

Seek Public Input On

Vermillion Area Transportation Plan Study 


VERMILLION, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the City of Vermillion, will hold a public open house as part of the Vermillion Area Master Transportation Plan.  


The open house meeting will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 30, in the Council Chambers of Vermillion City Hall. 


The Vermillion Area Master Transportation Plan study addresses a full range of transportation options and issues, including pedestrian, bicycle, transit, freight, and automobile.  The purpose of the public meeting is to provide residents, business owners and university students/faculty/staff with: 


A summary of transportation system issues identified by the Vermillion community

Locations of future residential and job growth

Estimates of future traffic conditions

Potential changes to future roadway, bus / transit, bicycle and pedestrian systems 


For those who cannot attend the meeting or desire additional information on the study, information will be made available online after the meeting at http://vermilliontransportation.blogspot.com


A brief, summarizing presentation will be made about 5:30 p.m., followed by an open house discussion with SDDOT, City, and consultant staff.  An opportunity to present written comments will be provided until May 14, 2012. 


Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that this public meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. Please notify the SDDOT ADA Coordinator within 48 hours of the public meeting if you have special needs for which this agency will need to make arrangements.  The telephone number for making special arrangements is 605-773-3540 or 1-800-877-1113 (Telecommunication Relay Services for the Deaf). 


For more information, contact Steve Gramm, Data Analysis Engineer, at 605-773-6641 or by email at steve.gramm@state.sd.us



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