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Workshops seek input on Greater MN transit plan

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public input to help develop a new public transportation plan for Greater Minnesota.

The agency will conduct meetings at seven locations in Greater Minnesota throughout September to facilitate public comment.

The purpose of the meetings is to define a vision for transit services in Greater Minnesota and lay the foundation to achieve it. The plan will identify steps needed to preserve current transit services and seek ways to increase mobility options for all Greater Minnesota residents.

For more information about the meetings or the plan, contact Noel Shughart by calling 651/366-4181 or

The meetings, from 10 a.m. to noon, will be held on the following dates and locations:

n Sept. 9, Detroit Lakes Mn/DOT office, 1000 Hwy 10 West, Detroit Lakes

n Sept. 11, St. Cloud Mn/DOT office, 3725 12th Street N., St. Cloud

n Sept. 12, Marshall Mn/DOT office, 1800 E. College Drive, Marshall

n Sept 17, Duluth Mn/DOT office, 1123 Mesaba Ave., Duluth

n Sept. 18, Minnesota Workforce Center, 616 America Ave. NW, Bemidji

n Sept. 24, Rochester Mn/DOT office, 2900 48th St. NW, Rochester

n Sept. 25, Floyd Roberts Jr. Pavilion, Land of Memories Park, 100 Amos Owens Lane, Mankato