Purpose and Need

This document establishes the Purpose and Need for transportation investment in the Municipality of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. An Alternatives Analysis (AA), entitled the Mayagüez Transit Study (MTS), has been initiated in a study area encompassing two corridors. The Purpose and Need Statement outlines the reasons for proposing a project and the underlying needs for a project. The Purpose and Need Statement acts as the foundation of the planning process. It provides the rationale and justification for undertaking an important transportation investment and forms the basis for the range of alternatives to be studied. This Purpose and Need Statement also includes Goals and Objectives, which focus on related issues reflecting environmental, community, and transportation values.

Purpose and Need Statement
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