Making Transit Work Across Georgia

Making Transit Work Across Georgia  As Investment in and Support of MARTA Grows, State Leaders Look at Plans for a Cohesive Regional System  By Allison Floyd  Rhonda Briggins watches how her 34-year-old niece gets around town and knows that public transit will soon become a more critical part of Georgia’s transportation system.   “She takes two buses and a train to get to work. She gets…

The Untold Story of the Rapid Response Behind the I-85 Rebuild

The Untold Story of the Rapid Response Behind the I-85 Rebuild   By Lori Johnston  The heads of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), MARTA and the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) are on a text-friendly basis. That’s the first thing you need to know to understand how the Interstate 85 (I-85) bridge collapse moved from crisis to recovery in such a coordinated fashion and…