MACORTS Transportation Improvement Program
on October 19, 2009
Milledge Ext. Multi-use Proposal
on October, 16, 2009
2009 MACORTS Comments
on August 15, 2009
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2007-08 MACORTS TIP Draft Comments
on August 10, 2007
Mayor and Commission
to vote on Park and Ride
on May 1 , 2007
Road 1 Cycling Course set for Athens
on Feb. 16-17, 2007
Comprehensive Plan - Subcommittee Launch
on Feb. 3, 2007
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Mitchell Bridge Road Changes
GDOT's State Bike & Pedestrian Conference
Tue Oct 24 - Wed Oct 25 Decatur, Georgia
2007-2009 MACORTS Draft TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PLAN (TIP) BikeAthens Review and Commentary (pdf) July 27, 2006
BikeAthens to Host League Cycling Instructor (LCI) Training July 21-23
MACORTS TIP WORKSHOP July 18
From July 11 Athens Transit Public Information Meetings
12 July, 2006 RE: the long-awaited night service and the transition from the City Hall Transfer Center to the newly constructed Multi-Modal Transportation Center.
New Transportation Funding Option: HB 1382 6 March, 2006
GTA legislative agenda (pdf) February 2006
Urgent Call for Action on HR 168 16 February, 2006
Map of Bike Racks on the Main UGA Campus (2.3 mb pdf) January 2006
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Bike recycling program celebrates 2005
December 2005 "In the Spotlight"
House Resolution 168 RE: Public transportation as an essential governmental function (offsite link) 2005
Members spend holiday recycling donated wheels - BikeAthens program (offsite link)
By Blake Aued - Athens Banner Herald, November 25, 05
Athens Transit System Transit Development Plan (5.6 mb pdf) October 2005
"Bus expansion riding on vote by commission," Athens Banner-
Herald: October 22, 2005 (offsite link)
UGA seeks your suggestions for additional sheltered bike racks.
Athens Transit System Transit Development Plan
October 2005 (pdf - 5.64 mb)
Possible Three-Lane Conversion -
N. Milledge Avenue to Pulaski Street (pdf)
Transportation & Public Works
A slide presentation from the October 13 forum.
Public Discussion Scheduled
RE: 3-Lane Prince Ave
Repaving to proceed October 3, with temporary striping. Public Discussion Scheduled for October 13, 7pm, ARMC
3-laning consideration on commission agenda for Nov.
MAKE PRINCE SAFE NOW!
Take action this month
When Prince Avenue is repaved in just a few weeks it will be striped exactly as it appears today: four lanes for cars, no new safety measures for people. Local officials have the power ...
September 15, 2005
BikeAthens turns trash to transportation
Article by Lizzy Fritts, Published in the Red and Black
September 02, 2005
Now, not later: Make Prince safe!
August 31, 2005
at the mercy of Tailgate Station (offsite link)
BikeAthens board member
Dorothy O'Niell details a serious threat to the East Athens project in a forum
piece in the July 23 Banner Herald.
Recycled bike assists father with disability to attend
training for employment.
Georgia Department of Labor Press Release
Contact ACC Mayor & Commission about transit funding.
MACORTS - Submit
comments on MACORTS Transportation Improvement Plan (pdf)
An overview of the
TIP, what it means and how to comment.
Herald Editorial and Corresponding Letters to the Editor(offsite link)
aren't viable option for commuting" - Editorial Published in the Athens Banner-Herald
on Friday, April 15, 2005
Milledge Avenue Bike Facilities
A Summary of Alternatives and a Recommended
Transit Fare Increase Public Hearings (offsite link)
Information on public
hearings to be held on the transit fare increase on
22, 23, and 24.
fact sheet on the Transit Development Plan with a public opinion survey people
can mail in. (pdf)
transit seen as solution for non-attainment in Athens-Clarke (pdf)
from the Red and Black by Sarah Gilliam, February 2005
Commision Vote on TEA projects - Submit your opinion
ACC will vote on
March 1 about which projects to submit for federal
funding. Which do you think should be proceeded
168 - Public transportation; governmental function; create corporation or authority
New bill sponsored by Keith Heard and Jane Kidd to allow creation of transportation
authority that is permitted to raise funds to pay for public transit.
Legislative Agenda 2005 (pdf)
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New bike racks with
lockers now available in downtown Athens parking deck
MACORTS - Why the Mayor &
Commission Should Vote "No Confidence" in the Long Range Transportation
Public Input Period
Let the Transportation Planners know which projects
you want to see in Athens over the next 20 years! Dealine July 9
LRTP Summary (Long Range Transportation Plan) (pdf)
This pdf file is a 24 page summary of the LRTP created by John Huie.
MACORTS TIP Summary (Transportation
Improvment Plan) (pdf)
This pdf file is an 8 page summary of the TIP
created by John Huie.
Street Bike Lanes
New paving and bike lane stiping on Williams street
create problematic conditions for cyclist.
makes positve moves
The Georgia Department Of Transportation (GDOT) made
two moves recently that could prove positive to bicycling and walking everywhere
in the state.