OTTAWA — The Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) - Region 3 - Transportation Committee (Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle and Putnam counties) will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Mendota Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Drive, Mendota. Human service organizations with an interest in public transportation are strongly encouraged to attend as well as anyone that is interested in public transit.
The Regional Transportation Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of the Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP). HSTP identifies transportation needs and develops solutions to improve transportation services for seniors, people with disabilities, individuals with lower incomes, and veterans as well as the general public.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has formed an agreement with North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) for the purposes of preparing, implementing and updating the plan for Region 1 (Boone, Carroll, Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago counties) and Region 3 (Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle and Putnam counties). For more information about NCICG or HSTP, visit www.ncicg.org or contact Jacob Matsen at 815-433-5830, ext. 15.