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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Mayor Greg Fischer has scheduled four public meetings next week to gather input on a transportation initiative related to Vision Louisville – the citywide planning effort for the coming decades.
Those meetings will help create MoveLouisville, which Fischer's office describes as "a long-range strategic multimodal transportation plan for the city."
Fischer has suggested that an increased local sales tax he is pushing, among other sources, could help pay for the Vision Louisville projects. But MoveLouisville would have a clearer path to securing funding, according to Fischer's office.
Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency, the region's transportation planning agency, will adopt MoveLouisville as part of a regional plan that is incorporated into the state's six-year road budget, Fischer's office says.
The meetings will be held:
Monday, Nov. 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway
Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Hardscuffle Gallery, 471 W. Main Street
Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Valley High School, Auditorium, 10200 Dixie Highway
Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Jeffersontown Community Center, 10617 Taylorsville Road
Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates of San Francisco is creating the plan as part of a $750,000 contract, according to Fischer's office. Kentucky state government contributed $600,000, with Metro Louisville adding $125,000 and $25,000 from the Transit Authority of River City, said Chris Poynter, a Fischer spokesman.
Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:22:22 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday he believes the Legislative Ethics Commission should re-open the inquiry into alleged ethics violations against former state Rep. JohnMore >>
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Friday, April 4 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:19:31 GMT
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Sunday, March 30 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-03-30 10:00:07 GMT
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Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-03-26 01:51:17 GMT
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A Franklin Circuit court judge ruled that the developers of the natural gas liquids pipeline cannot condemn land to secure easements for the project. More >>
Thursday, March 20 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-03-20 22:47:18 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The Metro Ethics Commission won't determine what steps members of the Metro Council must take to identify possible conflicts of interest on zoning issues.The panel instead votedMore >>
Council president Jim King had sought the opinion, which asked the ethics commission to determine if council members have an "affirmative duty" to discover potential conflicts in zoning cases.More >>