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BRT North Corridor Public Hearing/Notice of Availability

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is conducting an Environmental Assessment for the BRT North Corridor project. This project will provide near-term improvements in transit service for the North Corridor beginning downtown at Broad and State streets, along Boulevard Street to the Gateway Shopping Center, along Golfair Boulevard and Norwood Avenue, and continue along Lem Turner Road to Armsdale Road near 1-295.

When/Where
Tuesday, February 15
4:30–7 p.m. (Formal Presentation at 6 p.m.)
Gateway Mall indoor stage (near JTA's Gateway Transit Hub)
5258 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32208

Purpose
The purpose of
 the public hearing is to share project information and seek comments in a formal setting for the proposed North Corridor BRT Environmental Assessment. The Federal Transit Administration Region IV office has authorized the Notice of Availability of the North Corridor BRT Environmental Assessment for public review and comment. All interested parties are invited to review and comment on the Environmental Assessment.

Meeting Format
The meeting will be an open house where citizens can review information and maps and provide input. Members of the public
 are encouraged to attend the meetings and to discuss the study and ask questions of staff. A copy of the Environmental Assessment is available for review on JTA's Future Plans website and at the locations below:

Jacksonville Public Library
Northwest Branch
1755 Edgewood Ave. W.
Jacksonville, FL 32208

Tax Collector's Office
Gateway Shopping Center
910 W. 44th St.
Jacksonville, FL 32208

JTA Administration Building
100 N. Myrtle Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32204


Anyone requiring special accommodations should contact Winova Hart-Mayer at (904) 630-3185 or e-mail
whart@jtafla.com no later than Monday, February 7, 2011. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or familial status.