TxDOT to hold Persons with Disabilities Transportation Program Workshop Aug 30

Americas, August 20 2012

PARIS, TEXAS: A workshop regarding TxDOT’s Elderly Persons & Persons with Disabilities Transportation Program is scheduled for August 30, 2012 in the TxDOT Paris District Training Room, 1365 N. Main Street, in Paris, Texas beginning at 10:00 am.

The purpose of the workshop is to provide public involvement in the identification of transportation barriers, restrictions and unmet needs as it pertains to seniors and persons with disabilities who reside in the nine counties served by TxDOT’s Paris District. The Stakeholders will evaluate the current year’s activities, review plans and goals for the next two years, and to select projects for FY 2013. Anyone who is aware of transportation related needs, services or solutions for the elderly and/or persons with disabilities living in Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Rains and Red River counties are strongly encouraged to attend the meeting.

The presentation will be conducted in English, and will include handouts which will be projected onto a screen. Persons with language interpreters, disabilities, or who will require special accommodation needs and plan to attend this meeting should contact David Merritt, at (903) 737-9372, on or before Friday August 24, 2012. TxDOT will make every reasonable effort to accommodate these needs.

More information regarding the 5310 Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Program is available on the TxDOT’s webpage.

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