TRAIL AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES TO BE DISCUSSED

TRAIL AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES TO BE DISCUSSED AT OPEN HOUSE, JAN. 20

“The Road Ahead for Lake Tahoe” Agenda Includes Plan for Fanny Bridge and Roadway Improvement, Tahoe Lakeview Trail Access

(Incline Village, Nev.) – The Tahoe Transportation District (http://www.tahoetransportation.org) is partnering with several regional agencies to host an Open House on Thurs., Jan. 20, with agenda items including the Fanny Bridge and Roadway Improvement, Tahoe Lakeview Trail access and additional community projects that will reinforce the connection between area trails, roads and transit.

What: Free event for community members to learn about and offer input on upcoming trail and transportation development in North Lake Tahoe.

Who: Local residents are invited to meet representatives from the Tahoe Transportation District and project partners from federal, state, county, sustainability and engineering agencies.

Event co-hosts include: Caltrans, California Tahoe Conservancy, HDR, Placer County, Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization, Tahoe Area Regional Transit, Tahoe City Public Utility District, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association, United States Forest Service and Wood Rogers.

When: Thurs., Jan. 20, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Tahoe City Public Utility District, 221 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City, Calif., near the      intersection of Highway 89 and W. River Rd. Parking is available near the main entrance.

Members of the South Lake Tahoe Community are welcome to attend a similar Open House on Wed., Jan. 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lake Tahoe Community College, which will highlight topics of the Stateline Plaza – US 50 Loop and the Tahoe Lakeview Trail. The Lake Tahoe Community College Theatre Foyer is located at 1 College Dr., South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Information about roundabouts, construction and scheduling may be accessed through the Nevada Department of Transportation website at www.NevadaDOT.com/roundabout.

For details on the Tahoe Transportation District and current projects, visit www.TahoeTransportation.org or call (775) 589-5500. For general information regarding the Nevada Department of Transportation, visit www.NevadaDOT.com or call (775) 888-7000.

The Tahoe Transportation District (TTD) is responsible for the implementation and management of transportation projects and programs in the Tahoe Basin. The organization has facilitated many area safety including bicycle paths, roadway improvements, pedestrian thoroughfares, water quality and water shed improvements and public transit solutions. www.TahoeTransportation.org

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is responsible for the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of the 5,400 miles of highway and over 1,000 bridges which make up the state highway system. The department also oversees various allied projects from the Adopt-a-Highway program to the maintenance of State Historical Markers. www.NevadaDOT.com

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One Response to TRAIL AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES TO BE DISCUSSED

  1. Alex says:

    Thank God! Soemone with brains speaks!

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