Georgia Chamber and Georgia Transportation Alliance back Senate Transit Bill
Category: GTA, State Legislation Tags: Legislation
Following the unanimous approval of the Senate Transportation Committee, Senate Bill 386 now awaits approval from the full Senate next week. On February 6th, Senator Brandon Beach, author of Senate Bill 386 proposed the Senate’s newest measure to improve transportation throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area. Senate Bill 386 aims to address the transit needs of 13 metro counties within the Georgia Regional…
Georgia General Assembly Passes House Bill 150
Category: State Legislation
In 2015 the General Assembly passed House Bill 170 (The “Transportation Funding Act” of 2015) which reformed the gas tax formula and tied the gas tax to an index. Over a 20-year period, the index will provide the Georgia Department of Transportation with almost $11 billion in revenue that will help maintain material and labor costs tied to inflation. House Bill 170,…
Capitol Vision: Georgia lawmaker’s next ‘big lift’; Georgia Power customers take case to state Supreme Court
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Seth Millican on the Georgia Transportation Alliance & The State of Transportation Breakfast
Georgia Transportation Alliance Executive Director Seth Millican talks about the Alliance and advocating for the state’s transportation industry. He also discusses the upcoming State of Transportation Breakfast in January and the importance of transportation in the 2018 legislative session. To see the video click here.
Roundup: July 24, 2017
Category: GTA Roundup Tags: airport, autonomous vehicles, Gwinnett, Hartsfield-Jackson, MARTA, Port of Savannah, railroads, Savannah, USDOT
State Issues Funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project is in question as the congressional earmark ban continues to restrict legislators’ control over the budgetary process. As support for county-wide transit increases, Gwinnett County is moving forward with plans to innovate and expand local transportation options through a Comprehensive Transit Development Plan. Continuing in its blistering modernization pace, MARTA is rolling out a mobile ticketing…