The Mississippi Department of Transportation and the Gulf Coast Metropolitan Planning Organizations are holding joint, open-house public meetings to hear the public's thoughts about Mississippi's draft long-range transportation plans for the next 25 years.
In South Mississippi, Statewide Plan and Gulf Coast MPO Plan can be reviewed at these meetings:
n Nov. 17: 4-6 p.m., Pascagoula Senior Center, 1912 Live Oak Ave.
n Nov. 18, 4-6 p.m., Edgewater Mall (near Dillard's), 2600 Beach Blvd., Biloxi
n Nov. 19, 4-6 p.m., Bay St. Louis Community Hall, 301 Blaize Ave.
While MDOT is responsible for the statewide transportation system, the MPOs have planning responsibilities for each of their respective urbanized areas.
Details: 601-359-7685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.