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Transportation plan draft version available to see

A draft version of a new Human Services Transportation Plan for this region is available for public inspection.

The Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) for the Region 3 Transportation Committee, which consists of Bureau, Putnam, LaSalle and five other counties, can be viewed at several locations.

Among them are the Princeton Public Library, 698 E. Peru St., Princeton; North Central Illinois Council of Governments, 613 W. Marquette St., Ottawa; Dixon Public Library, 221 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon; and Putnam County Public Library, 214 N. Fourth St., Hennepin.

In addition, it is available to view electronically at

The 30-day public comment period began Oct. 24 and will end Nov. 23. To leave comments, use the available sticky notes to write your comment and place it within the document. People may also submit any comments to

The Regional Transportation Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of the plan, which identifies transportation needs and develops solutions to improve transportation services for the general public. An emphasis is placed on seniors, people with disabilities, individuals with lower incomes, and veterans.

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