ConnDOT: The Connecticut PublicTransportation Commission Upcoming Public Hearings

 
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HARTFORD, Conn. – The Connecticut PublicTransportation Commission (CPTC) today released its schedule of upcoming public hearings to be held throughout the state this fall which will give private citizens and local officials the opportunity to voice their views on public transportation services in Connecticut.

                These hearings will enable members of the CPTC to gain firsthand information and input from the public concerning existing and proposed public transportation services within the State of Connecticut.  The CPTC is particularly interested in receiving comments from public officials and private citizens on how public transportation is working in the state and what might be done to improve it.  In order for the CPTC to formulate recommendations for public transportation policies and programs, we urge all persons interested in commenting about public transportation services in their area to attend these hearings.

 

                Following is the schedule of CPTC hearings to be held this fall:

 

September 11,  7:30 p.m.   Putnam Town Hall

(Tuesday)                              Selectman’s Chambers, 3rd Floor

126 Church Street

Putnam, CT 06260

 

 

September 25,  7:30 p.m.      Bristol City Hall

(Tuesday)                              First floor conference room                                                               

111 North Main Street

Bristol, CT 06010                                                 

  

 

October  10,   7:30 p.m.        Bridgeport City Hall

(Wednesday)                        Council Chambers, 1st Floor

                                                45 Lyon Terrace

Bridgeport, CT 06604

                                                               

 

October 23      7:30 p.m.       Torrington Town Hall

 (Tuesday)                             Council Chambers

                                                140 Main Street

                                                Torrington, CT 06790 

 

The members of the CPTC include: Chairman Tom Cheeseman, Newington, Morton Katz of  Avon, , Russell St. John of Granby, Yvonne Loteczka of Wethersfield, Richard Carpenter of East Norwalk, Richard Saunderhauf of Rocky Hill, N. Terry Hall of Goshen, Linda Blair of New Haven, Richard A. Schreiner of DerbyDorothy Adamson of Bethlehem, William Kelaher of West Haven, Fred Riese of Woodbury, and Philip L. Smith of Bridgeport.