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DVRPC to Present 422 Plan Recommendations at Open Houses

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), in conjunction with PennDOT, SEPTA, and Montgomery, Chester, and Berks counties, is hosting two open houses to present findings of the US 422 Corridor Master Plan.

This is an opportunity for the public to comment on preliminary recommendations, including smart growth initiatives and land use strategies; highway and transit improvements, including the R6 Extension; and an implementation plan. "Stations" with maps and renderings will be on display, and staff will be available to answer questions. For more information about the Master Plan visit www.422corridor.com.

WHO:
  • DVRPC, McCormick Taylor, PennDOT, SEPTA, the counties, and others
  • Representatives from the US Route 422 Corridor Coalition
  • Residents, community groups, stakeholders and local businesses

WHEN & WHERE:
Two open houses with identical agendas will be held between 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. on the following dates and locations. An hour-long presentation and Q&A will start at 7:00 p.m. each evening. The public is invited to attend at anytime during the designated meeting hours.

JUNE 23, 2009
Pottstown Middle School cafeteria, 600 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, PA 19464

JUNE 24, 2009
Spring-Ford Senior High School cafeteria, 350 S. Lewis Road, Royersford, PA 19468
Please enter through door #8.

DETAILS:
US 422 is one of the fastest growing suburban expressway corridors in the Philadelphia region, and an integral part of the interregional highway network. The Master Plan is intended to serve as a comprehensive approach to planning for sustainable transportation and land use conditions within the 25-mile-long corridor. Traditional transportation projects, community and land use planning practices, intermodal facilities/park-and-ride lots, and land preservation activities comprise the strategic improvement program.

ABOUT DVRPC:
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is dedicated to uniting the region’s elected officials, planning professionals and the public with the common vision of making a great region even greater. Shaping the way we live, work and play, DVRPC builds consensus on improving transportation, promoting smart growth, protecting the environment, and enhancing the economy. We serve a diverse region of nine counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer in New Jersey. DVRPC is the official metropolitan planning organization for the Greater Philadelphia Region - leading the way to a better future. DVRPC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.

Comments

VC said…
Did anyone go who could give a synopsis? Sorry I had conflicts on both evenings.
JW said…
I will be posting something shortly.
Anonymous said…
Leo Bagley's plan to toll 422 and run a train up to Reading is nothing more than a ploy to suck Berks County into SEPTA's funding pool. No one is going to ride a train from Reading to Philadephia 5 days a week.

Give me a break! And no tolls on 422!

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