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NIRPC to hold public comment period on the draft changes to FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program

06/04/2018 - 13:00
07/04/2018 - 13:59

NIRPC’s TIP is a short-range financial and spending plan for the utilization of federal transportation funding. These funds can be used for highway, transit, and non-motorized transportation projects. NIRPC's TIP is periodically updated and includes projects undertaken by municipalities, counties, transit operators, and the State of Indiana. Federal planning regulations guide the preparation and development of TIP documents.

Comments may be submitted until July 4, 2018 in the following ways:
· Email:
· Phone: 219-763-6060
· United States Postal Service: NIRPC, 6100 Southport Road, Portage, IN 46368

All comments received during the 30-day public comment period will be compiled into a public comment report and responded to. This report will be made available to the public and distributed to the Commission members prior to any action on these items. It is anticipated that action seeking a recommendation for approval will be taken at the July 10, 2018 meeting of the Technical Planning Committee, followed by action of approval at the July 19, 2018 meeting of the NIRPC Commission.

Documents and information will be available for review at the public meetings, as well as NIRPC’s website at Requests for alternative formats may be directed to Mary Thorne by calling 219-763-6060, ext. 131, or by email at TTY users may use the Relay Indiana service by calling 711 or 800-743-3333.

NIRPC is the Metropolitan Planning Organization and regional council of local governments for Lake, Porter, and LaPorte Counties. NIRPC provides the forum for local elected officials, regional, leadership, and citizens to address regional issues relating to transportation, the environment and community and economic development. NIRPC seeks to develop consensus solutions with the broadest participation.