St. Petersburg, Fla. – The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) tomorrow will host the first two of six interactive additional telephone town hall meetings in October to share information and gather feedback about Pinellas County’s transit future.
In late July, PSTA hosted three telephone town hall meetings, during which more than 14,400 Pinellas residents participated and 150,000 Pinellas residents received informational automated telephone calls.
Residents from all over Pinellas County will once again receive the automated calls inviting them to participate, and anyone can dial in to listen and make their voice heard. Participants will be able to ask questions, both on the call and through social media channels.
The first two town hall meetings will take place on Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00 PM, immediately followed by another town hall meeting at 7:30 PM. See details below; all calls are open to the press. Media please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALL-IN NUMBER: 1-877-229-8493
CALL-IN PIN: 19878#
MEETING #1: Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00 PM
PARTICIPANTS: PSTA CEO Brad Miller and PSTA Board Chair Commissioner Ken Welch
MEETING #2: Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 PM
PARTICIPANTS: PSTA CEO Brad Miller and PSTA Board Member Commissioner Janet Long
“When more than 14,000 Pinellas residents joined us for the first three Greenlight Pinellas town halls, we were excited that we had another opportunity to provide the information they need to decide their transit future,” said PSTA Chair Commissioner Ken Welch. “We’re looking forward to answering even more questions and gathering more feedback from people all around Pinellas County, and we hope they join the calls.”
About Greenlight Pinellas: Greenlight Pinellas is a transit improvement plan incorporating feedback from the public, the business community, planning agencies, the Pinellas Alternatives Analysis and Community Bus Plan. The Greenlight Pinellas plan is a comprehensive, countywide transportation improvement proposal to help Pinellas County develop the most efficient and economically viable transit service possible.