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EaSTERN 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.

SOMERSET - DISTRICT EIGHT TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Lincoln, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell and Wayne Counties)

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. EST

LOCATION:

 

 

Pulaski County Courthouse
100 North Main Street
Somerset, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Pulaski County Judge Executive Steve Kelley

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

JACKSON- DISTRICT TEN TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Breathitt, Estill, Lee, Magoffin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell and Wolfe Counties)

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. EST

LOCATION:

 

 

Breathitt County Courthouse
1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Breathitt County Judge Executive John Lester “J.L.” Smith
Rocky Moretti, Director of Research & Policy, TRIP

WILLIAMSBURG- DISTRICT ELEVEN TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, and Whitley Counties)

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 p.m. EST

LOCATION:

 

 

Whitley County Courthouse
210 Main Street
Williamsburg, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Whitley County Judge Executive Pat White, Jr.
Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research & Communication, TRIP

INEZ- DISTRICT TWELVE TRANSPORTATION FORUM (Includes Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Martin and Pike Counties)

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 p.m. EST

LOCATION:

 

 

Martin County Government Center
42 East Main Street
Inez, KY

SPEAKERS:

 

Martin County Deputy Judge Executive Mike Crum

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)