NOTICE OF LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD

The Kingsport Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization maintains a long range transportation plan (LRTP) with at least a 20-year horizon of both long-range and short-range strategies that lead to the development of an integrated multimodal transportation system in the Kingsport Urbanized Area.  An amendment to this plan is being proposed to include a project to construct a comprehensive transit facility for passenger boarding and transferring, as well as to house various transit related functions related to operating and administering transit services.   This notice begins a 30-day public review period which is open until February 9, 2015.  The public is invited to review and comment on the proposed LRTP amendment. More information on the proposed amendment can be found on the MTPO website at www.mpo.kingsporttn.gov/, Office of the Kingsport City Manager in City Hall (225 W Center St), Kingsport Public Library (400 Broad St), and the Office of the MTPO Coordinator (201 W Market St).  Please forward comments by February 9, 2015 to: MTPO Coordinator, 201 West Market Street, Kingsport, TN 37660, (423) 224-2670.  For persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 804-786-2085 or by mail 1401 E Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23219.  If you have a hearing or speech disability or use a TTY please use the FCC 711 dialing code to access a Telecommunications Relay Service to forward your comment.  Kingsport MTPO ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.