Release Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Contact: Lynne Keller Forbes, South Eastern Council of Governments
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: The Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will kick off Go Sioux Falls, the MPO’s 2040 Long-Range Transportation Plan, with an open house on Thursday, April 16th, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Downtown Holiday Inn in Sioux Falls (100 W. 8th Street). Go Sioux Falls will establish goals and priorities that will guide how future transportation investments are made to help shape the region’s transportation network through the year 2040. The open house will include information about existing infrastructure, future traffic projections, and prior market research input for all forms of transportation including streets and highways, transit, bicycling, pedestrians, freight, rail, and air. The public is encouraged to attend anytime between 5 and 7 PM to provide input at this open house through various activities and surveys. There will be no formal presentation. Input may also be submitted through the project website at www.gosiouxfalls.org.
The participants of the Sioux Falls MPO include: the Cities of Brandon, Crooks, Harrisburg, Hartford, Sioux Falls and Tea; Lincoln and Minnehaha Counties; the South Eastern Council of Governments (SECOG); the South Dakota Department of Transportation; the Federal Highway Administration; and the Federal Transit Administration.
Upon request, accommodations for this meeting will be provided for persons with disabilities. Please contact SECOG at 605-367-5390, or Relay 1-800-877-1113 ext. 367-5390, during regular business hours at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.