High-speed rail planned from Atlanta to Charlotte

Federal and Georgia transportation planners are looking to run a high-speed rail line connecting Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., via Athens. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Georgia Department of Transportation, working with state transportation departments in North Carolina and South Carolina, have

Here’s how Georgia’s traffic stacks up to the rest of the country

(The Center Square) – Georgia’s interstate system congestion and vehicle travel rate are among the highest in the U.S., a recent report shows. According to a National Transportation Research Group (TRIP) report published in late June, 57% of urban interstate highways in Georgia are

24-year-old dies in Forsyth County motorcycle crash

A 24-year-old Cumming man is dead after an afternoon motorcycle crash in Forsyth County Saturday. Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department were dispatched to the area of Buford Dam Road and Timber Lake Trail in reference to a collision between a

Traffic improvements near Perimeter Mall could ease commute times

Two transportation projects designed to improve traffic flow in the Perimeter Market near I-285 were recently completed, according to the Central DeKalb Perimeter Improvement District. In February, the PCID Board approved $268,400 in funding for the projects, located in Dunwoody and Brookhaven. Construction

Law enforcement gears up for Fourth of July weekend traffic

Law enforcement officers throughout the state will be out in full force for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The increased police presence is designed to reduce traffic accidents and fatalities on Georgia roadways. This year, the holiday travel period is 54

Here’s the latest plan to ease traffic congestion on I-285

The Georgia Department of Transportation unveiled a proposal Wednesday to improve the capacity of planned toll lanes along Interstate 285 by asking the private sector to play a larger role in the $6.1 billion project. The plan would add two barrier-separated toll

Cars crash into Savannah College of Art and Design building

SAVANNAH — An overnight crash in Savannah resulted in multiple injuries after two Buicks crashed into a building on Victory Drive. The chain of events started at about 11 p.m. when officers attempted to stop a black Buick sedan on 38th Street. Police

20 People died in Memorial Day crashes in Georgia

Numbers just released by the Georgia State Patrol point to a deadly Memorial Day holiday period on Georgia’s roads. In Georgia, 20 traffic fatalities were reported. That’s up from 15 deaths on Georgia roads last year. Troopers and local law enforcement investigated

Two dead after man crashes going wrong way on Georgia 400

A fiery early morning crash claimed the lives of two men Sunday morning on Ga. 400 in Forsyth County. According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, the wreck occurred because a driver was traveling the wrong way on Ga. 400. The Forsyth

Traffic may be slow on I-575 next week. Here’s why

Motorists traveling on I-575 this weekend and next week may experience some delays. The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to close the right lane in each direction of the Interstate between Ernest W. Barrett Parkway and Highway 92 so it can re-stripe

Part of Briarcliff Way in Decatur to be closed for filming

DECATUR – Briarcliff Way NE, between Clifton Road NE and Old Briarcliff Road NE, will be closed to through-traffic from midnight to 4 a.m., Saturday, May 22, to facilitate the filming of Emergency in Decatur.   Road closure and detour signs will

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