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RIDOT to Reduce Public Feedback on Projects?





The libertarian-aligned Coalition Radio deserves credit for breaking this story to the public. From Coalition's summary of the proposal, RIDOT's proposal would:
A. Reduce the length of notice required to a public hearing to 10 days. 
B. Eliminate requirement for Municipalities [sic] to hold public hearings on projects intended for TIP. 
C. Reducing the required public review and comment period to 30 days.
While RIDOT has promised public feedback processes in the past, it has often reneged. The proposal to reduce public input on projects puts RIDOT's leadership even more squarely in place to behave like the all-powerful transportation czars of the past, like Robert Moses.

You can check out more details on this at Coalition Radio's site.

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