Here is a blip.tv video of the first two hours of the May 10 meeting of the Exit 19 Project Advisory Committee (PAC). This video was recorded by Lachlan Ziegler. There will be a full public meeting on Exit 19 on Monday, June 14, 6-8pm in the Bridge Street School Cafeteria. Concerned citizens are urged to attend.
Learn more at the Interchange 19 website, and download these PDFs relating to the May 10 Project Advisory Committee meeting:
Alternatives Slide Presentation (11MB), Slide 76 Replacement
Calculation of Effects of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Alternatives
Gazette Guest Column: “One member ponders best questions for Exit 19 project advisory group” (12/3/09)
What exactly is the problem that the new highway ramps are intended to solve? If the answer is safety, then we need to know in very concrete terms how expanding the highway will improve safety…
Who initiated the project to build new highway ramps in the first place? Was it the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission? MassHighway? The city of Northampton? U.S. Rep. John Olver’s office? There appears to be a lot of opposition to this project and very little genuine public support. Someone needs to claim responsibility if the project is going to move forward…
Northampton Office of Planning and Development: I-91/Exit 19 Interchange Reports