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Olmstead Plan transportation forum at DHS Wednesday

March 21, 2014

Gathering input from people with disabilities about the state's transportation system is the aim of a public forum Wednesday, March 26, sponsored by DHS and the state Department of Transportation (MnDOT) as part of Minnesota's Olmstead Plan implementation. The forum will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Minnesota Department of Human Services' 444 Lafayette Road building in St. Paul in Room 5137 and broadcast through videoconferencing to multiple Greater Minnesota locations and online via webstreaming.

Forum planners from DHS, MnDOT, the Metropolitan Council and the Minnesota State Council on Disability are seeking input from people with disabilities on transportation information gathered from previous studies and plans. Forum speakers also will discuss innovative transportation services provided at locations across Minnesota.

Participants are asked to register online at http://www.disability.state.mn.us/transportation/transportation-forum-registration/. Information about participating via webstreaming also is available online.

Parking information for 444 Lafayette is available on DHS' website.

Videoconference locations

  • Minnesota Department of Human Services, 444 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, Room 5137
  • Beltrami County Administration Building, Commissioners Board Room, first floor, 701 Minnesota Ave. NW, Bemidji
  • Blue Earth County Human Services, 410 S. Fifth St, third floor, River Room, Mankato
  • Clay County Family Services Center, 715 11th St. N., Moorhead
  • Douglas County Human Services, 809 Elm St., Suite 1186, Alexandria
  • Goodhue County Government Center, Training Room, 509 W Fifth St., Red Wing
  • Hennepin County Government Center, Room a1713, 300 S Sixth St., Minneapolis
  • Lyon County Southwest Health and Human Services, Courthouse first floor, 607 W Main St., Marshall
  • Nicollet County Government Center, 501 S Minnesota Ave., EM Room, St. Peter
  • Olmsted County Community Services, second floor, Room 243, 2100 Campus Dr. SE, Rochester
  • Otter Tail County Government Services Center, Small Room, 550 W. Fir Ave., Fergus Falls
  • Polk County Government Center, third floor conference room, 612 N. Broadway, Crookston
  • Renville County Human Services, Room 121B, 410 E DePue, Olivia
  • St. Louis County Government Center, Room 206, 320 W Second St., Duluth
  • St. Louis County Northland Office Building, second floor, 307 S. First St., Virginia 
     
    Contact Colin Stemper at 651-361-7800 for more information about the meeting.

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