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REMINDER: PUBLIC HEARINGS SET FOR TOLL MODERNIZATION WITH POTENTIAL FOR $28 MILLION IN SAVINGS OVER FIVE YEARS

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Aug. 29, 2019

 

 

REMINDER: PUBLIC HEARINGS SET FOR TOLL MODERNIZATION WITH POTENTIAL FOR $28 MILLION IN SAVINGS OVER FIVE YEARS

Public Comment Period Began August 1 and continues through October 3

                                                                    

BALTIMORE, MD – With a toll modernization system coming online next year, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is holding public hearings and seeking public comment on a package of tolling options that would provide cost savings for customers. Last month, the MDTA Board voted to advance the proposals to public comment and hearing stage after the Hogan Administration outlined how this toll relief package could save Marylanders more than $28 million over five years.  

 

The MDTA has scheduled the following public hearings, to be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each date. An open house at each event will begin at 6 p.m., with testimony received from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 3
Perryville High School
1696 Perryville Road
Perryville, MD 21903

Monday, Sept. 9
Patapsco Arena
3301 Annapolis Road
Baltimore, MD 21230

Monday, Sept. 16
Havre de Grace Activity Center
351 Lewis Lane
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Wednesday, Sept. 4
Dundalk Middle School
7400 Dunmanway
Dundalk, MD 21222

Tuesday, Sept. 10
High Point High School
3601 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705

Tuesday, Sept. 17
Piccowaxen Middle School
12834 Rock Point Road
Newburg, MD 20664

Thursday, Sept. 5
Gaithersburg Middle School
2 Teachers Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Thursday, Sept. 12
Kent Island High School
900 Love Point Road
Stevensville, MD 21666

Thursday, Sept. 19
Severn River Middle School
241 Peninsula Farm Road
Arnold, MD 21012

 

The same information will be presented at each location. Those offering testimony will be allowed three minutes per person. Locations will be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign-language interpreters, non-English language interpreters, real-time captioning and assisted listening devices can be provided upon request.  

 

Visit mdta.maryland.gov/TollModernization/Home for more information about the tolling proposal or to submit comments online. You can also download a comment card that can be submitted by mail. The public comment period will close at 5 p.m. October 3.  

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