Telephone Town Hall Offering Citizens Forum to Talk Transportation in Upper Front Range Tomorrow

May 20, 2014 - Northeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 4 - GREELEY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall tomorrow night for the residents of rural Larimer, Morgan and Weld counties, providing an opportunity for them to ask questions and provide input about their regional transportation priorities.

On Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m., citizens living in the Upper Front Range will be called at random through an automated system and invited to take part in the telephone forum.  Anyone who wants to participate but did not receive a call can dial in, toll-free, at 1-877-229-8493, PIN 112034. Those who choose to join the call will have the chance to express their thoughts and ask questions about transportation.  Participants also will be able to use their keypad to answer live polls.

“As a long-time resident of Larimer County, I have been actively involved in transportation and other issues for decades,” said Colorado Transportation Commissioner Kathy Gilliland.  “Since my appointment by the Governor to the Colorado Transportation Commission, I've worked intimately on statewide transportation issues as well as local projects like the reconstruction of I-25 and I-76, and have been supportive of the U.S. 85 Planning & Environmental Linkages Study.

CDOT is hosting the telephone town halls for residents in all 64 counties through early June.  Coloradans are being encouraged to join the conversation and express their thoughts on how CDOT should focus its limited funding, discuss the link between transportation and the economy, and weigh in on regional priorities.