Significant Improvements Planned for Transportation Throughout The Metro Atlanta Region
According to a report from Myajc.com, recently passed legislation will significantly improve transportation throughout the metro Atlanta region. The legislation established a regional transit authority for the metro Atlanta area and will build on the progress that's already been made in improving mobility in the area.
Improvements to the current transportation systems will help our communities become more connected than ever before, link people’s homes to the employment centers where they work, and increase the overall livability and economic health of the metro Atlanta area. There is a long-term transportation plan in place for the area that does not attempt to build the region’s way out of congestion but instead aims to relieve congestion by tending to the health of the regional economy in addition to making strategic improvements to area roads and highways. The plan will also make more transportation options available by increasing support for bicyclists and pedestrians via multi-use trails and other improvements. Transit infrastructure will also be strengthened through a variety of projects that will increase the availability of public transportation and expand the service areas for public transportation systems.
The changes that are taking place throughout the Metro Atlanta area are the result of significant financial resources that have been dedicated at the state and local level. The state has virtually doubled its yearly commitment to funding transportation projects in the area, and area voters have approved sales tax increases that will help fund localized projects. The impact of the increases in state and local funding are so significant that the improvements that are planned for the area’s transportation and transit systems can happen sooner, rather than later.
Put Our Law Firm's Over 36 Years Of Legal Experience To Work For Your Case!
If you have been injured in any type of accident caused by someone else’s negligence, call Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law for your free consultation today. Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law has been representing those who suffer serious injuries throughout all of Georgia and in the Southeast for over 36 years, including but not limited to Albany, Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Gainesville, Macon, Marietta, Rome, Roswell, Savannah, Smyrna, Valdosta, Warner Robins and all smaller cities and rural areas in the state.
No matter where you are located our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us 24 hours day/7 days a week for your Free Consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You can also visit us online at www.montlick.com and use our Free Case Evaluation Form or 24-hour live chat.
Sources: Cited in the article
Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law
17 Executive Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Telephone: 1 (800) LAW-NEED
Telephone: 1 (404) 529-6333