State of Illinois Vehicle Grant

NOTE: To be published Monday, May 13, 2013 – Quincy Herald Whig

 Notice of Public Hearing -  QUINCY TRANSIT LINES

RE:  State of Illinois Vehicle Grant for Quincy Transit Lines service area

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by Quincy Transit Lines.

On: Tuesday, May 28, 2013       at: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Quincy City Hall, Council Chambers, 730 Maine Street, Quincy, Illinois

For the purpose of considering a project for which financial assistance is being sought from the Illinois Department of Transportation, pursuant to the Illinois Department of Transportation's general authority to make such Grants, and which is generally described as follows:

Quincy Transit Lines will be making application to the Department of Transportation for the purchase of 10 new rolling stock units.  Specifically :   2 mini-van paratransit units; 3 medium-duty paratransit vehicles and 5 super medium duty paratransit vehicles.  Estimated total cost is $764,000.  Service available to all general public including senior, students, disabled citizens

This project will be included in a Consolidated Vehicle Procurement Program undertaken by the State of Illinois on behalf of   Quincy Transit Lines, with State and Federal Funds.

B.    Relocation    Relocation Assistance will not be required.
C.    Environment    This project is being implemented to minimize environmental impact.
D.    Comprehensive Planning   This project is in conformance with comprehensive transportation planning in the area.
E.    Elderly and Disabled   All new equipment included in this project will meet ADA accessibility rules for the elderly and persons with disabilities.

II.   At the hearing Quincy Transit Lines  will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the social, economic and environmental aspects of the project.  Interested persons may submit orally or in writing, evidence and recommendations with respect to said project.
III.   A copy of the application for a state grant for the proposed project for the intended service area will be made available for public inspection at  Quincy Transit Lines, 202 Jennifer Road, Quincy, Illinois.

Contact Person:  Marty Stegeman, Director Quincy Transit Lines
202 Jennifer Road
Telephone:  217-228-4550