During a press conference, officials presented the Regional Transportation Priorities Plan, a draft of goals and objectives to improve roadway congestion, transit crowding and highway travel in
Fixing bottlenecks and encouraging alternative transportation modes are just a few of the major priorities outlined in the report.
County and city officials asked for residents to submit comments and feedback about the plans.
"We need to hear the public comment because we need to have their support as we go forward with these goals and strategies,” said Alderman Carol Krimm, city of
"Make sure we get a little comment in support of this because again this is a favorable report and favorable direction for this area and we don't want to lose it,” said Vice President Paul Smith, Frederick Board of
They want county support before finalizing any transit plans.
"Then as those comments come in those goals and strategies may be tweaked a little bit before the transportation planning board finally approves it,” says Alderman Krimm.