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Tri-Valley Transit

Notice of Opportunity for Public Hearing

April 7, 2016

Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) gives notice that, pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 5311, Non-Urbanized Area Formula Program in the amount of $900,000, Elders and Persons with Disabilities Program in the amount of $450,000, Rural Preventative Maintenance Program in the amount of $50,000, State Operating Assistance Program in the amount of $450,000, Rural Technical Assistance Program in the amount of $25,000, 49 U.S.C. § 5304 Planning Program in the amount of $75,000, and 49 U.S.C. § 5311, 5310 and 5309 Capital Purchase Programs in the amount of $750,000, the opportunity is offered for a public hearing on a proposed Public Transit Program in the municipalities of Addison County, Vermont.

Projects are described as follows: ACTR would administer State/Federal operating funds to provide general public deviated-fixed-route bus service in Middlebury, New Haven, Bristol, Vergennes, East Middlebury and Ripton, and between Middlebury and Burlington, and between Middlebury and Rutland, and between other locations within and without Addison County, and to provide transportation services for elders and persons with disabilities of Addison County. ACTR would also administer State/Federal capital funds to purchase public transportation buses, spare parts, office equipment, and other miscellaneous capital items.

Persons desiring a hearing to be held should submit written requests to Addison County Transit Resources and to the Vermont Agency of Transportation at the addresses below within 15 days of publication of this notice. Upon receipt of a request, a date will be scheduled and a notice of hearing will be published. A copy of the proposal may be seen at the Project Manager’s Office. Persons desiring to make written comments should forward same to the addresses below within 15 days of publication of this notice.

Program Manager:
Jim Moulton
Executive Director
Addison County Transit Resources
297 Creek Rd.
Middlebury, VT 05753

State Agency:
Amy Rast
Public Transit Coordinator
Vermont Agency of Transportation Public Transit Section
1 National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633-5001

Jim Moulton, Program Manager