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GHMPO sets date for next community meeting on transportation issues

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) has set the date for a second community meeting on transportation issues in the area.<br /> <br /> The agency has been in the process of updating the region's long-range transportation plan, which identifies transportation priorities. <br /> <br /> The meeting will be held Thursday, August 7, 5:30-7:00 at the Hall County Government Center, with a formal presentation planned at 6:00.<br /> <br /> The GHMPO is looking for input on such topics as:<br /> <br /> · New roadways<br /> · Road widenings<br /> · Bicycle and pedestrian facilities<br /> · Transit improvements<br /> · Safety projects<br /> <br /> <br /> __________________________________________
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