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Comments Sought on New Mexico State Rail Plan

The public is invited to provide final comment on the New Mexico State Rail Plan that will serve as a five year plan for the state’s railroad program.  The Rail Plan, which  is a Federal requirement sets forth state policy regarding passenger and freight rail transportation.  It identifies current and future benefits, costs, and efficiency of potential new projects and services and prioritizes these after considering funding availability and other factors affecting implementation.

 

http://dot.state.nm.us      This website has the Rail Plan posted and asking for public comments thru Jan 3, 2014.

They will also hold meetings on the following dates and locations. 

Oct 24 Aztec

Oct 31   9 AM Lordsburg Civic Center 313 E 4th St Lordsburg NM 

Nov 1    9 AM El Paso Metro Planning organization  10767 Gateway Blvd West.  suite 605 El Paso TX

Nov 1    1:30 PM Mid Regional Council of Governments 809 Copper Ave NW  ABQ NM

Nov 6    10 AM Northern Pueblos RTPO 1327 N Riverside Dr Espanola NM

Nov 6    10 AM City of Elephant Butte Council Chambers 103 Water Ave Elephant Butte NM

 

The public is invited to provide final comment on the New Mexico State Rail Plan that will serve as a five year plan for the state’s railroad program.  The Rail Plan, which  is a Federal requirement sets forth state policy regarding passenger and freight rail transportation.  It identifies current and future benefits, costs, and efficiency of potential new projects and services and prioritizes these after considering funding availability and other factors affecting implementation.

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