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Public Comment Release: Draft 2013 CLRP and FY13-18 TIP

Jan 17, 2013

On January 17, 2013 the Transportation Planning Board (TPB) released for public comment the draft project inputs for the air quality analysis of the 2012 update to the National Capital Region’s Financially Constrained Long-Range Transportation Plan (CLRP) and the FY 2013-2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TPB also released the Draft Scope of Work for the Air Quality Conformity Assessment.  The 30-day public comment period will close at midnight on Saturday, February 16, 2013.

The following items are available for review and comment:

The CLRP shows the road, bridge, high-occupancy vehicle (HOV), transit, bicycle and pedestrian projects funded through the year 2040. The public comment process is used to obtain comments on the region’s projects that are funded by the Federal Transit Administration (including Section 5307 funds) and the Federal Highway Administration. The air quality conformity analysis assesses the plan amendments and program with respect to the air quality requirements under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments.

These materials may also be reviewed at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), 777 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC   20002.

Members of the public are invited to submit comments on the draft documents on the COG website. Written comments can also be mailed to:

TPB Chair Scott York,
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG),
777 N. Capitol St. NE, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20002

For additional information or for special assistance, please call (202) 962-3311 or (202) 962-3213 (TDD).

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