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Apr 13

APRIL 16 - You're Invited to Come Hear About the Exciting Future of Transit in Montgomery County!

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 3:03 PM by Rita McKelvey

Passengers disembarking SEPTA train

Your Transit Dollars at Work in Montco!
Join us this Thursday, April 16, to hear all about the exciting future of transit in Montgomery County! This public event will take place from 6:00 -7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Whitemarsh Township building. Representatives from MCPC, SEPTA, and local transportation management associations will be on hand to present information, answer questions, and listen to comments. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about SEPTA’s draft capital plan with station improvements and system upgrades, current commuting alternatives, and Montco’s plan for the future. Join us to see the impressive vision plan for transit in Montgomery County and to discover what new transit funding is doing for you! Check out the program below. Click here for online registration and other information.


6:00  Registration

6:15  Welcome
          Robert R. Hart,
Whitemarsh Township Board of Supervisors
6:20  Introductory Remarks
          Dr. Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH,
Vice Chair
          Montgomery County Commissioners
6:25  Introduction of Speakers
          Jody L. Holton, AICP,
Executive Director
          Montgomery County Planning Commission
6:30  Alternatives for Commuting
           Connecting to Businesses
           Kyle Guie,
Planning Director
           Greater Valley Forge Transportation
           Management Association


           Connecting to Communities
           Peggy Schmidt,
Executive Director
           The Partnership TMA of Montgomery County
           Filling the Gap
           Pat Moir,
Executive Director
6:45   SEPTA FY 2016 Capital Budget Summary
           Catherine Popp-McDonough
Director of Capital Budget & Grant Development
7:15  Montco 2040 – Our Transit Vision
          Matthew Edmond, AICP
Section Chief - Transportation Planning
          Montgomery County Planning Commission



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