Monday, May 1, 2017

Fiscal Year 2017 Final Phase Transportation Planning Open House and Public Hearing




OPEN HOUSE AND PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DRAFT 2040 MAG REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN,
DRAFT FY 2018-2022 MAG TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM,
DRAFT FY 2017 TRANSIT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS,
WORKING DRAFT FY 2018 TRANSIT PROGRAM OF PROJECTS, AND DRAFT 2017 MAG CONFORMITY ANALYSIS

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
11:00 a.m. - Open House
11:30 a.m. - Public Hearing
MAG Offices, Saguaro Room
302 North 1st Avenue, Second Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) will conduct an open house and public hearing on the Draft 2040 MAG Regional Transportation Plan, Draft FY 2018-2022 MAG Transportation Improvement Program, Draft FY 2017 Transit Program of Projects, Working Draft FY 2018 Transit Program of Projects, and Draft 2017 MAG Conformity Analysis on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m at the location listed above. The public involvement process for developing the transportation improvement program satisfies the public participation requirements for the Transit Program of Projects. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comments.

Five documents will be discussed, including the: (1) Draft 2040 MAG Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), which describes the regional transportation facilities and services planned through 2040, (2) Draft FY 2018-2022 MAG Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), which identifies programmed expenditures for transportation facilities and services in the region for the upcoming five year period, (3) Draft FY 2017 Transit Program of Projects, (4) Working Draft FY 2018 Transit Program of Projects, and (5) Draft 2017 MAG Conformity Analysis, which presents the documentation to support a finding that the TIP and RTP meet transportation conformity requirements for carbon monoxide, eight-hour ozone, and particulate matter PM-10 in the Maricopa nonattainment and maintenance areas, and PM-10 and PM-2.5 in the Pinal County nonattainment areas.

The draft documents are available for review at the MAG Offices, 3rd floor, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday and on the MAG web site at www.azmag.gov. Public comments are welcomed at the hearing, or may be submitted in writing by 5:00 p.m. May 25, 2017, to the address below. In addition, after considering comments, the MAG Regional Council may take action on the TIP, RTP, and Conformity Analysis on June 28, 2017.

Contact Person:

Dean Giles, MAG, (602) 254-6300

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