The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 19, 2012

Meeting on transit needs scheduled in Greenville

By BRAD KELLAR
Herald-Banner Staff

GREENVILLE — Area government leaders and regional transportation officials will be meeting in Greenville next month, to discuss how to improve options for all transit customers in the region.

Representatives from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), human service agencies, city and county government officials and transportation providers are scheduled to convene at 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 10, at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center, 5501 US. Highway 69 South.

A public hearing concerning Access North Texas is scheduled one hour later. Access North Texas is an ongoing effort to better coordinate public, human service, and community transportation in the 16-county North Central Texas region, including Hunt County, on a plan which focuses on  older adults, individuals with disabilities, low-income individuals and anyone with transportation challenges.

The public hearing will provide an opportunity for residents and advocates to share current and future needs for older adults and  individuals with disabilities.

Those wanting additional information can contact Mike Hensley with the North central Texas Council of Governments by phone at 817-695-9195 or through email at mhensley@nctcog.org.