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Department of Transportation & City of Vermillion Seeks Public Input into Vermillion Area Transportation Plan Study
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For Immediate Release:  Monday, October 24, 2011

Contact:  Steve Gramm, 605-773-6641


Department of Transportation & City of Vermillion

Seeks Public Input into

Vermillion Area Transportation Plan Study



Vermillion, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with City of Vermillion, will hold a public open house as part of the Vermillion Area Master Transportation Plan. This open house public meeting will be held at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2011 in the Council Chambers of Vermillion City Hall.


The Vermillion Area Master Transportation Plan study will address a full range of transportation options and issues, including pedestrian, bicycle, transit, freight, and automobile. The purpose of this public meeting is to gather information on community needs and desires to develop a long-range, multi-modal plan that will provide a blueprint to address the future transportation needs of City of Vermillion.


As part of the study, an Internet survey on transportation needs and travel patterns within City of Vermillion is also being conducted. To participate in the survey, please visit the web page https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/vermillion_transportation_survey.


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.


The meeting will be held from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m. at the location indicated. A brief, summarizing presentation will be made at approximately 7:00 p.m. followed by an open house discussion with SDDOT, county, and consultant staff. The opportunity to present written comments will be provided. Written comments will be accepted until November 10, 2011.


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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