Public comment period open for the transport improvement program | Local News


The Southwest Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is seeking input on a regional transportation improvement plan and is holding public meetings in May and June.

By visiting www.spcregion.org, residents will be able to review a draft Transportation Improvement Plan 2023-2026, which identifies priority road, transit and multimodal transportation improvements planned for the next four years. There are also documents on environmental justice, air quality, updated revenue projections and more.

Virtual town hall meetings are scheduled for May 26 beginning at 6 p.m. for residents of the State Department of Transportation District 11, which includes Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties and the city of Pittsburgh, and June 1 at 6 p.m. for PennDOT District 12, which includes Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Access to these meetings is available at www.spcregion.org.

Additionally, an in-person public meeting is scheduled for May 31 at 2 p.m. at the Fayette Chamber of Commerce office in Uniontown.

Comments on draft materials should be received no later than 4 p.m. on June 7. The commission will consider approval of the draft documents at its June 27 meeting at 4:30 p.m. It will be at the Two Chatham Center. For those without internet access, hard copies of draft documents can be mailed upon request by calling 412-391-5590, ext. 334.

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