DART Public Hearing Dates Announced

Wilmington — Delaware Transit Corporation will conduct three Public Hearing Workshops to obtain comments on proposed changes to DART First State Statewide Fixed Route Bus Service to become effective Sunday, December 2, 2012.

The hearings are Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, DelDOT Administrative Building, Farmington/Felton Room 800 Bay Road (US 113), Dover; Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, DART First State Administrative Office in the Cafeteria, 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington; and Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Georgetown Public Library, 123 West Pine Street, Georgetown.

The proposal calls for (by County): New Castle County: Route 4 is to restore bus boarding on Orange Street; Route 12 is to have minor time adjustments; Route 43 will be extended to the new Amazon.Com facility in Middletown contingent upon their opening; eliminate service to Odessa. Kent and Sussex Counties: Minor time adjustments. Intercounty Service: Route 301 will have minor time adjustment for connections at Christiana Mall to Newark based routes.

The proposal is available for public review at most libraries, state service centers and at the reception desks of DART First State offices and the DelDOT Administration Building in Dover, and online at www.DartFirstState.com.

At the hearing, a hearing reporter will officially transcribe comments intended for the record by the public. People unable to attend may send their comments to: DART First State Public Hearing, P.O. Box 1670, Wilmington, DE 19899-1670

Comments can also be e-mailed through the DART website at www.DartFirstState.com/publichearing. All written and e-mailed comments must be received by September 13, 2012.

Persons having hearing disabilities who need interpreters should contact the Delaware Transit Corporation in writing by September 4, 2012 at the address previously provided for public hearing comments.

The Delaware Transit Corporation has the legal authority in Delaware for initiating public transit service changes as defined in Title 2 Chapter 13 section 1309 of the Delaware Code.