Tue., March 2, 2010 11:04am (EST)

Can State Keep Up With Growing Freight Transportation Industry?
By Edgar Treiguts
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Updated: 4 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Rail transport is key to Georgia's current -- and future --freight transportation industry. (photo-GPB file)
Rail transport is key to Georgia's current -- and future --freight transportation industry. (photo-GPB file)
Recently, Georgia was passed-over for a major piece of the federal stimulus transportation pie. While states like North Carolina and Florida got millions for rail projects, Georgia came up nearly dry.

Now key players in Georgia’s freight transportation industry worry future jobs and investment are at risk. That’s if Georgia doesn’t get up-to-speed with upgrading its freight infrastructure.

GPB's Edgar Treiguts reports.