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The Greenville community voiced their opinions during a public open house discussing a Charlotte to Atlanta high-speed rail Wednesday at Greenville County Square.

What we know

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) are holding opening houses in Atlanta, Greenville and Charlotte this week for input from the Tier I Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the extension of the Southeast High-Speed Rail (SEHSR).

The project is part of the Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan (PRCIP).

View the statement

Public open houses
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Location: Georgia Department of Transportation
600 W. Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Location: Greenville County Square
301 University Ridge, Suite 400
Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Location: Metrolina Transportation Management Center
2327 Tipton Dr.
Charlotte, N.C. 28206
Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.

The purpose of the Atlanta to Charlotte DEIS 

The purpose of the Atlanta to Charlotte DEIS is to improve intercity passenger travel between Atlanta and Charlotte by expanding the region’s transportation system capacity and improving trip time and reliability through high-speed passenger rail services.

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