ORANGE COUNTY, NC (April 27, 2016) – The Triangle Area Rural Planning Organization (TARPO) is organizing a series of four public workshops in order to share information on the prioritization of transportation projects for funding, and to gather input from citizens.  These meetings will be conducted as drop-in workshops, with staff on hand to explain the process, answer questions, and take comments from the public.  The Orange County workshop will focus on transportation projects in the County’s rural areas.  The workshop will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016 and will run from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whitted meeting room, 300 W. Tryon St. in Hillsborough. 

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TARPO is authorized under North Carolina General Statute 136-211 to conduct rural transportation planning for Chatham, Lee, Moore, and Orange Counties and to advise the North Carolina Department of Transportation on rural transportation policies and programs.

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