Thanks to key legislation adopted earlier this year, Gwinnett County officials now have the option of calling a referendum on local transit expansion as early as this fall.
Georgia’s new “hands-free” driving law goes into effect July 1. But drivers who get pulled over for holding an electronic device might not get a ticket immediately. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says there will be no 90-day grace period for enforcing the law. However, some law enforcement agencies say they will observe a short period where they’ll focus on educating drivers about the new rules.
The sizable, under-appreciated commercial areas wrapped around the world’s busiest airport have taken a step closer to a planned transformation. Multimodal people-movers near the airport could include autonomous systems such as personal rapid transit.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other city leaders met for the “Transform Westside Summit” to discuss plans to help revitalize the city’s west side.