Better strap in. Metro Atlanta’s transportation network is set for a sizable makeover. The region’s transportation planners recently approved more than 100 projects, at a price tag of nearly $400 million. What will the region get for that chunk of change? Think improved roads, expanded transit service, better sidewalks, and miles of new multi-use trails. … Continue Reading →
North McDonough Street cuts through the heart of bustling downtown Decatur, linking the city’s high school to its vibrant town square. But the expansive four-lane road was something of an eyesore, not to mention dangerous and unpleasant for bicyclists and pedestrians. Decatur has totally rebuilt the road, which now features two travel lanes instead of … Continue Reading →
The state’s new distracted driving law takes effect July 1. On that day, you will no longer be able to hold your phone in your hand while driving in Georgia, except in a few limited circumstances.
What happens when you build housing around transit, but it’s not affordable to the people who ride transit the most?
A little-known program connecting sick people with public transit got a standing ovation from Grady Hospital and MARTA leaders.