Open House and public hearing on final draft of the
Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030
WisDOT will conduct an open house and public
hearing on the final draft rail plan on Tuesday, December 10, from 4:00
p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at WisDOT’s Southwest Region Office, 2101 Wright
The open house is scheduled from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00
p.m. During the open house, attendees will have the opportunity to
view information about the draft plan, review plan materials, and
provide individual formal oral testimony for the official record.
public hearing is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and allows
attendees to provide open formal testimony. Written testimony for the
official record will be collected during the event, as well. If
you require a Spanish or American Sign Language translator at the
public hearing, please notify WisDOT before Tuesday, December 3, by
phone, mail, or email at the contact information below.
Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030 WisDOT Division of Transportation
Investment Management Bureau of Planning and Economic Development P.O.
Box 7913 Madison, WI 53707-7913 Fax: (608) 267-0294 Phone:
(608) 266-8108 email:
Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030: Consultation and outreach during
draft plan development
WisDOT develops transportation plans in cooperation with the public,
state and federal review agencies. WisDOT offered a variety of
statewide public outreach activities and options throughout the
Wisconsin State Rail Plan 2030 planning process. Activities included
consultation meetings, a stakeholder workshop, and statewide
of the draft Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030 includes a section on the
draft plan outreach efforts. Chapter
describes the Environmental Justice Analysis completed during the
development the draft plan.
WisDOT followed the public participation requirements identified
under the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA) of
2008, and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation
Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), and is consistent with
the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) of
2012. In addition, the plan was developed pursuant to the
requirements of section 135 of title 23, United States Code.
To help organize the plan development outreach effort, WisDOT
developed a public participation plan that describes the public
involvement activities WisDOT used during the development of the
long-range rail plan.
Previous transportation planning efforts helped to shape the
development of the Wisconsin Rail Plan 2030. These include the 2004 Wisconsin Rail Issues and Opportunities
Connections 2030. Both of these planning efforts included
extensive public outreach and resulted in a significant amount of
feedback specific to rail issues and needs statewide. These efforts
are documented as part of the Public Participation Plan discussed
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Last modified: November 8, 2013