Regional Planning Commission Public Workshops
Posted by on October 13, 2008
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) will hold public workshops throughout the bi-state region to gather public input that will help shape the region’s long-range plan. Offering food, networking and an opportunity for individual voices to be heard, the workshops will examine the issues that we face today as well as those that will be with us in the coming years.
Workshops will be scheduled for all nine counties in the metropolitan Philadelphia area, the first to be announced include the following:
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21: Philadelphia Workshop 5:30 P.M.
Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29: Gloucester County Workshop 5:30 P.M.
Office of Government Services Building, 1200 North Delsea Drive, Clayton, NJ
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30: Camden County Workshop 5:30 P.M.
Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ
For the Public Workshop announcement please go to http://www.dvrpc.org/connections/pdf/2008-10_ConnectionsWorkshop.pdf.
For more information about DVRPCs long-range plan, please visit: http://www.dvrpc.org/connections/index.htm.
DVRPC’s Plan will provide guidance for land use decisions and determine the region’s transportation investments throughout the next 25 years. The Plan will also address issues such as combating sprawl, reinvestment in older cities and suburbs, alleviating traffic congestion, and will deal with environmental and economic issues likely to impact the Delaware Valley.
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 the counties of: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer in New Jersey. DVRPC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Commission’s public meetings are held in ADA-compliant facilities and are in transit-accessible locations. Auxiliary services, such as translations, can be provided to individuals who submit a request at least seven days prior to the meeting.
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