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The MovingAhead Project is Moving Ahead with Public Input

September 10, 2018

Media Contacts:
Brian Richardson
Eugene Public Works

Therese Lang
Lane Transit District

With a focus on safety and a better connected city, people in Eugene have a unique opportunity to shape the future along some of the city’s most traveled roads. Over the next few weeks, people will have several chances to learn about the MovingAhead project. The feedback they provide will help shape the final decision – and may improve travel in Eugene.

MovingAhead is an in-depth look at how to improve transportation along five key corridors: River Road, Highway 99, Coburg Road, MLK, Jr. Boulevard, and 30th Avenue to Lane Community College. The project is intended to provide better connectivity across the city, including for people who walk, ride a bike, use a mobility device or take the bus.

The first opportunity to weigh in starts today, through the MovingAhead online open house. People can go to http://www.movingahead.org.There the community can learn more about MovingAhead and provide feedback on a variety of proposed improvements.

People can also go to one of four open houses over the next month. MovingAhead experts will be available to talk about the project and the proposed changes.

30th Avenue to Lane Community College Corridor
Monday, September 24, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Eugene Public Library, 100 W 10th Ave.

River Road Corridor
Tuesday, September 25, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Kelly Middle School, 850 Howard Ave.

Coburg Road & MLK, Jr. Blvd. Corridors
Wednesday, September 26, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Monroe Middle School, 2800 Bailey Ln.

Highway 99 Corridor
Thursday, September 27, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Willamette High School, 1801 Echo Hollow

Finally, comments can be accepted online at the MovingAhead website, www.movingahead.org, where project materials, such as a detailed look of the options under consideration and a project video, can be viewed.

The public comment period begins today, Monday, September 10, 2018 and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2018. A second public comment period will take place later in the fall. All of the feedback will be used to form the MovingAhead final recommendations, which are expected to happen in spring 2019.

For more information about MovingAhead or to review the project materials, please visit www.movinghead.org or call 541-682-3240. Nos gustaría conocer sus opinions. Llámenos a 541-682-6100.

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