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CTDOT Will Host Virtual Public Information Kickoff Meetings for the Update of the State Rail Plan

Posted on August 30, 2021


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announced it will conduct a series of virtual public information meetings to launch the 2021-2025 Connecticut State Rail Plan update in compliance with Federal legislation, PRIIA (Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, Public Law 110-432).

The kickoff meetings will provide the public an opportunity to learn about the purpose and requirements of the Connecticut State Rail Plan and how its updates were initiated.

The meetings will he held:

  • August 31, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
  • September 2, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.
  • September 9, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.

All sessions will present the same information and will be live-streamed via Microsoft Teams Live Event and YouTube Live. Registration is not required. After a formal presentation, there will be a live question and answer (Q&A) session during which the public is invited to ask questions or provide comments. The Microsoft Teams Live Event offers closed captioning for multiple languages, and each meeting will be recorded and posted on the CTDOT Virtual Public Information Meeting library website.

In addition to the virtual public informational meetings, a “virtual room” will provide content about the 2021-2025 Connecticut State Rail Plan update and the opportunity to submit comments and questions.

Please visit the 2021-2025 Connecticut State Rail Plan web page for more information, including detailed information about watching and participating in the meetings, and accessing the virtual room.