Eastern Shore Rail to Trail Study Virtual Public Information Meeting

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Overview

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) welcomes you to the virtual public information meeting for the Eastern Shore Rail to Trail Study.   

The study team has received a great deal of public input to-date, and we are excited to present a summary of the public input along with the alignment concept and related feasibility study information.

The materials shared in this virtual presentation include a brief overview of the project, an update on the progress made to-date, a summary of the online survey results, sample sheets from the concept alignment plans, preliminary cost-estimates and grant application efforts, and highlights of next steps toward project completion.

VDOT strives to ensure that all members of the community have the opportunity to participate in public decisions on transportation projects and VDOT representatives are available to answer your questions.  Should you need additional information in regards to your civil rights on this project or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the District Civil Rights Office at 757-956-3000 (TTY/TDD users dial 711).

Información de la presentación virtual en español disponible a continuación.

Enfòmasyon prezantasyon vityèl an kreyòl ayisyen disponib anba a.

Materials


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Materiales presentados en español  (Spanish Materials) 

Materyèl prezante an kreyòl ayisyen (Haitian Creole Materials) 

Requests for additional study materials translated into an alternate language can be made by contacting VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 757-956-3000 or TTY/TDD 711.


VDOT received tremendous community engagement. We would like to thank the public for providing valuable input into the planning process.

The dashboard below shows the feedback from the public from an online Metroquest survey conducted from May 15th to June 8th. The survey was taken by 3,400 participants and had over 6,000 comments and 50,110 data points. The dashboard below allows the public to filter the data by different fields to see how various groups responded. For example, under the "Where do you live" drop down, one could click on "Accomack County" to see the results of the survey for only Accomack residents. 

Dashboard

Common questions that came from the public during the survey, and answers are provided in the FAQ document linked below. 

Provide your feedback by November 11, 2020 using a method below.

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Civil Rights and Special Accomodations

The purpose of this virtual meeting is to share an update on the Eastern Shore Rail to Trail study progress. 

It is the responsibility of VDOT to ensure that all members of the community are afforded the opportunity to participate in public decisions on transportation systems and projects affecting them.

VDOT ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

If assistance is needed in having materials translated in your language, this service can be provided at no cost. Please provide advance notice for required translations.  For more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 757-956-3000 or TTY/TDD 711.

Si necesita ayuda para traducir los materiales a su idioma, este servicio se puede proporcionar sin costo alguno. Por favor notifique con anticipación las traducciones requeridas. Para obtener más información o asistencia especial para personas con discapacidades o con dominio limitado del inglés, comuníquese con la División de Derechos Civiles de VDOT al 757-956-3000 o TTY / TDD 711.

Si asistans nesesè pou gen materyèl tradui nan lang ou, yo ka bay sèvis sa a gratis. Tanpri bay avi davans pou tradiksyon ki nesesè yo. Pou plis enfòmasyon oswa asistans espesyal pou moun ki andikape oswa konpetans angle limite, kontakte Divizyon Dwa Sivil VDOT a nan 757-956-3000 oswa TTY / TDD 711.

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Note: If you have difficulty seeing the form below, click here to view this survey in a new tab.

Voluntary Demographic Survey

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related nondiscrimination authorities, the Virginia Department of Transportation collects responses to the questions below in order for us to evaluate access to public meetings for ALL persons in the community. Disclosure of this information is strictly voluntary and anonymous.

Note: If you have difficulty seeing the form below, click here to view the demographic survey in a new tab.

Page last modified: Oct. 26, 2020