CDOT seeking Public input on Area Transit

February 20, 2014 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - TRINIDAD – The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Division of Transit & Rail wants to hear from citizens in Las Animas and Huerfano counties on how best to improve transit in the region.

As part of CDOT’s Statewide Transit Plan, an open house is being held on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Las Animas County Courthouse, 200 East First Street in Trinidad.  The public is invited to attend and provide input on how best to enhance the local, regional and human service transportation needs in the south central area of the state.  A formal presentation is scheduled at 5 p.m.

“This will help us develop an integrated transit system that meets the mobility needs of Colorado residents and visitors,” said CDOT Project Manager Tracey MacDonald.  “By gathering public feedback, it’ll give us a picture of what transit services currently exist, what the future transit needs are, what transit gaps currently exist around the state, and an assessment of what funding will be required.”

The Statewide Transit Plan is expected to be completed in summer 2014.  It then will be integrated into CDOT’s Statewide Transportation Plan.