RTA seeks public input on new Regional Transit Strategic Plan
Press release from the RTA:
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) released a draft of the Regional Transit Strategic Plan and is seeking public input. The plan, which establishes a common vision for transit in our region and sets priorities, will assist the RTA in how best to improve our region over the next five years. Survey will be accepted through July 1, 2013. “The plan lays out recommendations that will address the most important issues facing transit in the coming years,” said Leanne Redden, Senior Deputy Executive Director, Planning and Market Development, citing that the plan addresses a myriad issues from insufficient funding to improving customer experience through a more modernized system. The strategic plan identifies the vision of the regional transit system as “a world-class regional public transportation system providing a foundation to the region’s prosperity, livability, and vitality.” Public input will assist in collectively guiding the plan implementation and provide a safe, reliable and affordable transit system that meets the needs of our region. The RTA values public input of how to better the region’s transit system. We are seeking the public’s input and have provided several options: Take a survey or provide your comments by visiting http://tinyurl.com/SurveyRTA.
Strategic Plan Public Hearing Schedule
June 19thFlossmoor Village Hall, Village Board Room 2800 Flossmoor Road, Flossmoor, IL 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
June 25 Will County New Lenox Village Hall, Council Chambers 1 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.