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The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission is inviting the public to its Monday [August 17, 2009] meeting next week to get public input for the Twin Cities Area Transportation Study. Associate Transportation Planner Anna Rahtz says the commission is trying to extend public out reach to get more community attendance.

The meeting will include a special presentation on freight planning. And Rahtz says other topics include the Statewide Complete Streets legislation for safe, walkable streets and the possibility of a high speed rail in Southwest Michigan. The meeting is at the Southwest Michigan Regional Airport, Monday at 9:30 a.m.