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08/04/06 - East Texas

Transportation Meetings Set

News Release:

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG), Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) will be holding a public meeting in Lufkin on Monday, August 14, 2006, to work on a regional transportatin coordination plan. The meeting will be held in the Chambers park Community Center, 500 Pershiing Street, at 6:00 p.m. DETCOG, TTI AND TXDOT are working with local governments, major employers, non-profit human services organizations, citizens and residents of unincorporated and rural areas to creat a plan of action for the coordination and improvement of public transit services. The goals and objectives of the plan include:

*To improve the delivery of transportation services

*To generate efficiencies in operation

*To enhance customer service satisfaction

*To encourage cooperation and coordination

*To identify and address gaps in existing public transportation services

*To identify discretinary federal/state funding opportunities

Interested parties are encouraged to attend and participate in the meeting. For more information, go to www.DETCOGTRANSIT.com, or contact DETCOG Coordinator of Regional Services, Rusty Phillips, at 409-384-5704 Ext. 260.

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