Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Help Pick Milwaukee's First New Streetcar Route

You want downtown streetcars: come to a planning session Thursday and help select the route.

How and where:

The public information open house to review and comment on plans for a downtown streetcar is this Thursday, October 8, 2009, 3-7 p.m., at the Zeidler Municipal Building, Broadway Entrance Lobby - - 841 N. Broadway, Milwaukee.

Presentations are at 3:30, and again at 6:00 p.m.

At the meeting, attendees will be able to view information incorporating input from meetings held in February 2009 and provide feedback about routes, system integration, vehicles, stations and stops, cost and financing, governance.

Also with regard to potential impacts on parking, traffic, land use and pedestrian circulation.

If you can't attend the public meeting, presentation materials and comment form are available on the website.

The location is wheelchair accessible. Sign language and foreign language interpretation will be made available upon request.

Persons with special needs are asked to call (414) 299-9700 or e-mail meetings@milwaukeeconnector.com a minimum of 72 hours in advance so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

Visit and comment on the web at www.milwaukeeconnector.com

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