Fulton County Wants To Improve Its Transit Options

first_imgThree more sessions for public input are scheduled for July, and there will be additional meetings in the fall. “You’re really talking about a county that is very diverse,” Long said. “So there’s a lot of different needs up and down the corridor.” Add to My List In My List Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility Share Long said the “study will produce a list of potential projects and that list will be completed by the end of the year.” He said the county will examine different funding options but added it’s too early to talk about those possibilities. Todd Long, Fulton County’s chief operating officer, said a series of public meetings that began last week are being conducted to learn what the challenges are. The next meeting is Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the city of Chattahoochee Hills, and another will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. in Roswell.center_img Related Stories For Whom The Bell Rings Long says those needs could include things like expanding MARTA or focusing on east to west travel. Fulton County wants to develop a master transit plan but first it needs to complete a transit study. Like us on FacebookThe plan won’t focus on the part of the county that includes the city of Atlanta. Instead, it will look at North and South Fulton only.The county partnered with the Atlanta Regional Commission after the Board of Commissioners and the mayors of Fulton’s cities decided to get serious about improving transit. Although the endeavor is headed by the ARC, a third-party consultant was hired to conduct the study. ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Partylast_img read more