GTA Kicks off Public Comment Period for Draft Long-Range Transit Plan

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GTA Kicks off Public Comment Period for Draft Long-Range Transit Plan

Greensboro, NC – March 21, 2018

The public comment period for the draft of Greensboro Transit Authority’s long-range plan, Mobility Greensboro 2040, will kick off with three days of outreach starting March 26. The plan will establish long-term strategies and programs designed to make the Greensboro area’s bus system more efficient and increase the number of bus riders. The public comment period will give community members a look at the draft’s new route designs, projections of ridership and specific tradeoffs and decisions about how GTA should shape its future. Comments and choices will be compiled to create the final Mobility Greensboro 2040 plan.

The schedule of planned outreach events is as follows:

March 26th **College Pop-up Tour**

  • GTCC (Jamestown Campus) – 8 am
  • UNCG – 11 am
  • NC A&T – 2 pm

March 27th

  • J Douglas Galyon Depot – 7:30 am to 3 pm (Pop-up Table)
  • J Douglas Galyon Depot; Amtrak Lobby – 3 pm (Formal Presentation)
  • GTA Board Meeting @ GTA Administrative Facility – 5:30 pm (Formal Presentation)

March 28th

  • Greensboro Urban Area Municipal Planning Organization (MPO)
  • Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) – 11 am
  • Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) – 2 pm

Additional pop-up tables and formal presentations will occur throughout April. Stay involved and share your comments by visiting

The Greensboro Department of Transportation (GDOT) seeks to increase public safety and mobility through the effective planning and delivery of transportation services and operation of municipal transit. For more information about GDOT, contact us at (336) 373-GDOT (4368) or visit

The City of Greensboro works in partnership with the community to build an increased quality of life for all residents by fostering an environment where inclusion, diversity, and trust are valued. As the seventh largest employer in Greensboro, the City has a dedicated professional staff of 2700 employees who maintain four core values of honesty, integrity, stewardship, and respect. The City of Greensboro is governed by a council-manager form of government where a mayor and eight council members act as the legislative body. For more information on the City of Greensboro, please visit us online at

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