Monday, January 30, 2012

Public Transit Team to hold community forum Feb. 1 at Portage Library

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host the Michigan Tech Transportation Enterprise Public Transit Team from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Guest speakers will include Houghton City Manager Scott MacInnes and Hancock City Manager Glenn Anderson.

The Transportation Enterprise at Michigan Tech is currently working on a multi-year project to increase the use, efficiency, and sustainability of the Houghton and Hancock transit systems. The student group is working with professional advisers from Michigan Tech and industry sponsors as well as the City Managers of Houghton and Hancock.

This meeting is intended as an open forum for community members to voice their comments, concerns, or ideas related to the transit systems. Those unable to attend may email their comments to All community input will be considered as the project moves forward.

For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit

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