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WESTERN KENTUCKY MEDIA ADVISORY


Series of 12 Transportation Forums will Datail Road & Bridge Conditions,
Safety & Transportation Needs in Each Kentucky Highway District

A series of new reports will examine the condition of local roads and bridges, traffic safety and fatalities, and the most pressing transportation needs in each of Kentucky’s 12 Highway Districts. The reports were prepared by TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC. TRIP spokespersons will join local speakers at 12 transportation forums across the state on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, February 27 & 28 and March 1.

EDDYVILLE - DISTRICT ONE TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg Counties)

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 a.m. CST

LOCATION:

 

 

Lyon County Courthouse
500 W. Dale Avenue
Eddyville, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research & Communication, TRIP

BOWLING GREEN - DISTRICT THREE TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Todd and Wareen Counties)

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 a.m. CST

LOCATION:

 

 

Warren County Courthouse
429 East 10th Street
Bowling Green, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Warren County Judge Executive Mike Buchanon
Rocky Moretti, Director of Research & Policy, TRIP

HOPKINSVILLE - DISTRICT TWO TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Caldwell, Christian, Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union and Webster Counties)

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. CST

LOCATION:

 

 

Christian County Courthouse
515 Weber Street
Hopkinsville, KY

SPEAKERS:

Christian County Judge Executive Steve Tribble
Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research & Communication, TRIP

ELIZABETHTOWN - DISTRICT FOUR TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Breckinridge, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Taylor and Washington Counties)

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST

LOCATION:

 

Hardin County Courthouse
150 North Provident Way
Elizabethtown, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Hardin County Judge Executive Harry L. Barry
Rocky Moretti, Director of Research & Policy, TRIP

CONTACT:

 

 

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly (TRIP)

Rocky Moretti (TRIP)
Juva Barber (Kentuckians for Better Transportation)

703.801.9212 (cell)

202.262.0714 (cell)
502.458.0032 (cell)