Thu., July 28, 2011 4:39pm
A key state senator is speaking out against a controversial highway project in northwest Georgia that's been tied up in litigation for decades. Republican Senator Jeff Mullis of Chicamauga says the Highway 4-11 connector in Rome is needed, but he’s urging state and federal transportation officials to choose a different route.
Wed., July 20, 2011 11:45am
Though some of these routes are federally subsidized, Delta not only will stop flights but also plans to retire the fleet of planes used for these cities. Four of the affected cities are in Alabama and Mississippi, with the remainder in the northern Midwest.
Mon., July 4, 2011 8:25am
Georgia is expanding a pilot program that sanctions some parolees by putting them to work rather than returning them to prison. The program began in Milledgeville, Gainesville, Columbus and Dalton. This summer it will be expanding to communities across Georgia.
Fri., July 1, 2011 1:27pm
A private contractor begins maintenance work Friday for the state’s Department of Transportation on Interstate-95 along Georgia’s coast. It’s the first project of what might be several more to come, in a plan to save the agency money.
Fri., February 18, 2011 5:34pm
Delta Airlines is facing the largest fine that's not safety-related in the history of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Thu., February 10, 2011 9:07am
Snow fell across north Georgia overnight as predicted, but in metro Atlanta it did little more than coat lawns. Across the state, accumulation totals were mainly one inch or less. Exceptions were in some far north areas of Georgia - 1.5 inches for Cedartown/Polk Co., Dawsonville, and Lumpkin County.
Mon., January 17, 2011 10:03am
This week state lawmakers will be in budget hearings, the time when state agency heads outline their spending. For the Department of Transportation, it may need to be ready for questions about the recent snow storm that rolled through the Georgia last week.
Fri., November 5, 2010 1:30pm
State transportation officials have sharpened their focus on high speed rail between Atlanta and Chattanooga. Jill Goldberg with Georgia’s Department of Transportation says a presentation last night in Chattanooga unveiled a final set of plans, all directly involving the Interstate-75 corridor.
Mon., October 18, 2010 7:23am
Georgians will get a chance to decide next month whether they want to pay a 10 dollar car tag fee to fund the state's trauma care network.
Fri., September 24, 2010 8:42am
State officials on Friday voted to continue the toll charge on metro Atlanta's Georgia 400 until 2020. The decision came after a meeting of the State Road and Tollway Authority, of which Governor Sonny Perdue chairs.