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Public Comment Period Deadline on Proposed Glassboro to Camden Line Is June 10, 2010
The Delaware River Port Authority and PATCO have completed an extensive Alternatives Analysis (AA) study focusing on identifying mass transit transportation needs and solutions for Southern New Jersey. This study concluded with a recommendation for light rail transit along the Conrail rail right of way from Glassboro to Camden. As a result of the Alternatives Analysis, the DRPA has initiated the next phase of project development, the environmental review culminating in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
The first step in this EIS process is the public involvement phase. Three public comment meetings were held. The first was held on May 6 at Camden County College in Camden, and the next two were held on May 11 at Rowan University in Glassboro.
For those who were unable to attend one of the meetings, comment forms are available on the project website, www.GlassboroCamdenLine.com. Comments may also be submitted verbally through the project hotline, (856) 968-2252 (voice ) or (856)968-2244 (TTY).
For those who wish to submit comments in writing those comments may be submitted to:
Ms. Victoria Malaszecki, Public Involvement Liaison
Envision Consultants Ltd.
PO Box 536
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Comments may also be emailed to: publicinvolvement@GlassboroCamdenLine.com.
The deadline to submit comments is June 10, 2010.
The Delaware River Port Authority is a regional transportation agency. DRPA owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross Bridges, PATCO and the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal. The DRPA also owns the RiverLink Ferry.
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