Georgia Department of Transportation

Rendering of proposed express lanes on I-285 in Atlanta, Georgia highlighted in bright purple.

Atlanta Toll Lane Project Gains Support From Cobb County

The Georgia Department of Transportation is continuing work on an expansion of I-285, claiming the new express lanes could cut travel times by as much as 39 percent.

September 8, 2022 - Urbanize Atlanta

A map of the MARTA rail system highlighting the Arts Center Station.

Atlanta Street Extension Project Will Benefit Transit Access

Plans to extend 15th Street in Midtown Atlanta are designed to improve access to the Arts Center MARTA station.

September 6, 2022 - Urbanize Atlanta

Bus Station Design Concept

Increasing the Ambition for an Atlanta-Area Express Bus Lane Project

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority recently proposed ambitious station design concepts to supplement the Georgia Department of Transportation's plans for a 16-mile express bus lane system on Ga. Highway 400.

March 25, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

Construction on the Georgia 400 / 285 Interchange

Sandy Springs Spending $5 Million on Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

The Atlanta suburb is taking advantage of a state project on SR-400 to add bike and pedestrian infrastructure to three area bridges.

February 1, 2021 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta's Freedom Park Getting a Facelift

SWA Group was selected by the Freedom Park Conservancy to create a new master plan and reimagine the park with its legacy in mind.

July 26, 2020 - The Architect's Newspaper

Atlanta to Charlotte Passenger Rail Corridor Investment Plan

High-Speed Rail Connecting Atlanta to Charlotte Studied

The Georgia Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration recently released a draft study of a plan to link Atlanta and Charlotte via high-speed rail.

October 25, 2019 - The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Interstate 285 Interchange

Georgia's $11 Billion Road-Building Program Evolves

Recently announced changes to a massive road-building program in Georgia will shift moves projects aimed at improvements for the trucking industry earlier onto the calendar, while pushing back projects located closer to Atlanta.

October 15, 2019 - The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Road Expansion Plan Pits State Against Local Governments in Georgia

A $1.6 billion plan to expand Ga. 400 is taking shape in Fulton County and not every local entity is happy about the state's vision for the future of the route.

September 10, 2019 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia DOT Takes $4.6 Billion Highway Expansion Plan on the Road

The Georgia Department of Transportation held a series of public meetings this month to reveal details of a plan to add toll lanes to I-285 and Georgia 400 outside Atlanta.

May 30, 2019 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

MARTA Blue Line

Ride-Hailing Fee Proposed for Transit Funding in Georgia

Georgia's House Bill 511 is progressing through the State Legislature with the potential to change funding and governance of transit in the city while taxing rides with taxi, limousine, and ride-hailing companies.

March 6, 2019 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, Georgia

Pedestrian Bridge Dollars Should be Spent on Street Improvements

A $24 million price tag for a "loopy-lop" pedestrian bridge for Atlanta Falcons fans is called in to question.

December 7, 2017 - Saporta Report

Atlanta streetcar

State Threatens Shutdown of Atlanta Streetcar

The commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation warned Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and MARTA CEO Keith Parker that unless corrective actions are not taken in many areas, e.g., maintenance, safety, he will shut down streetcar service.

June 2, 2016 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Georgia Responds to Funding Uncertainty by Postponing 34 Road Projects

Though the congressional process of providing a bill that sets the funding agenda for the nation's transportation infrastructure seems to finally be moving forward, Georgia couldn't continue waiting.

October 24, 2015 - Atlanta Business Chronicle

New Funding, New Priorities for Georgia Department of Transportation

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution checks in with new leadership at the state's department of transportation.

August 18, 2015 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

States Troubled by Federal Transportation Funding Uncertainty

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden recently told a gathering about the state’s reliance on federal money for transportation, saying, “We’ve got to find a way to break away from our dependence on federal dollars.”

March 18, 2014 - Marietta Daily Journal

Atlanta Plans for Transit Hub While Ridership Tumbles

Despite falling ridership numbers on the region's public transit system (bucking the nationwide trend), the Georgia Department of Transportation is studying options for building a multi-modal transit hub in downtown Atlanta.

April 2, 2013 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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