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PUBLIC NOTICE
READING AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY
DRAFT FFY 2015-2018 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM,
DRAFT 2040 LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN UPDATE-CHAPTER 5,
DRAFT AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS,
DRAFT BENEFITS AND BURDENS ANALYSIS,
AND
DRAFT LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PLAN
The Reading Area Transportation Study Coordinating Committee has prepared the Draft FFY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program and the Draft 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Update-Chapter 5 which include the required Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis and the Draft Benefits and Burdens Analysis for Berks County. A Draft Limited English Proficiency Plan has also been prepared. These are planning documents that list various roadway, public transit, and off-road transportation projects and planning efforts in Berks County. This announcement is designed to give citizens, local governments and interested organizations an opportunity to comment on the Draft Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Update-Chapter 5, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis, Draft Benefits and Burdens Analysis, and Draft Limited English Proficiency Plan.
Copies of the Draft Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis, Draft Benefits and Burdens Analysis, and Draft Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan are available for public review on the Berks County Planning Commission’s web page at www.co.berks.pa.us/planning and at the following locations:
Berks County Planning BARTA Executive Offices PENNDOT District 5-0
Commission 1700 North 11th Street 1002 Hamilton Street
633 Court St – 14th Floor Reading, PA 19604 Allentown, PA 18101
Reading, PA 19601

Copies of the Draft Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Update-Chapter 5, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis, Draft Benefits and Burdens Analysis, and Draft Limited English Proficiency Plan are also available at all public and university libraries in Berks County.

Two (2) Public Meetings to take comments on the Draft Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Update-Chapter 5, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis, Draft Benefits and Burdens Analysis, and Draft Limited English Proficiency Plan will be held: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, beginning at 7:00 p.m., at the Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Rd., Leesport, PA, and Tuesday, July 8, 2014, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the Berks County Planning Commission offices, 633 Court Street, 14th Floor, Reading, PA.

The Berks County Planning Commission offices and the Agricultural Center are handicapped accessible. The Planning Commission offices are served by BARTA routes. Spanish language interpretation services will be provided with a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours notice. These documents will be made available in alternative languages or formats if requested. Persons requiring additional accommodations or those with questions should call 610-478-6300.
Please submit written comments to:

TIP Comments
Berks County Planning Commission
633 Court St. – 14th Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Comments will be accepted beginning Tuesday, June 10, 2014 through the close of business on Friday, July 11, 2014.