Friday, June 05, 2009

Light Rail Meeting: June 11th, 6:30 p.m.

Rail line open house meetings set for Camden, Woodbury, Blackwood and Glassboro

by Gloucester County Times
Wednesday June 03, 2009, 9:17 AM

CAMDEN -- Proposals for regional transit will be examined at four open houses scheduled by the Delaware River Port Authority.

The proposed plan, endorsed in May by Gov Jon S. Corzine, includes a light rail line from Camden to Glassboro with stations in Gloucester City, Woodbury and Pitman; a Bus Rapid Transit system utilizing Routes 42 and 55; and improving connections with New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line.

The open house format will allow those who are interested to view the plans in detail and speak directly with officials about the proposed projects.

All of the open houses will take place between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., with the first on June 10 at Rutgers University, Main Lounge of the Campus Center, 326 Penn St. in Camden.

The second open house will be the following day, June 11, at the Woodbury High School Cafeteria, 25 N. Broad St. in Woodbury.

The third open house will be June 17 at Camden County College Civic Hall located in the Connector Building, 200 College Drive in Blackwood.

The fourth and final open house will be June 18t at Rowan University's Chamberlain Student Center, 201 Mullica Hill Road, in Glassboro.

. . . This is an important issue for the Woodbury community. There is good, introductory information, with maps included, at

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