News Release
Allen Blair
Information Officer
District 9
606.845.2551 Office
606.748.3716 Cell 
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet schedules Ashland public meeting Feb. 25 for statewide rail plan
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 21, 2014) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), along with consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, has assembled a project team to update the Kentucky Statewide Rail Plan.
The plan is a policy document that details freight and rail passenger operations and trends in Kentucky, and focuses on setting a framework for high level goals and policies that can be used by decision makers, industry officials, and others interested in rail in the commonwealth.  
You are invited to participate in an open-house Public Meeting for the update of the Kentucky Rail Plan. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, and will begin promptly at 4 p.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Drop by anytime between those hours. We will meet at:
Ashland Transportation Center
99 15th Street
Ashland, Ky., 41101
The purpose of the meeting is to gather feedback about rail transportation issues and needs in the state. Be prepared to offer your input on the rail plan! KYTC, along with Parsons Brinckerhoff, will have information to share regarding the rail plan, including previously identified issues and goals for the state’s rail transportation system.
We seek feedback on these goals as well as other concerns to include your community’s needs regarding improvements to the system, noting that there are limited funds available for public investment.
For additional information, please contact Lynn Soporowski or Casey Wells at KYTC’s Division of Planning by phone at (502) 564-7183 or by e-mail to or Please address all written correspondence to the address below by March 18, 2014. Include a return address on your correspondence so we may send you a response.
Division of Planning – Rail Plan
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
200 Mero Street, 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40622

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