Late last year, officials reported the program’s first six months had been a success, with users logging more than 11,000 miles on 5,000 trips. With the expansion of the program, we expect this success to continue.
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ARC is depending on federal money for about 45% of the cost of each project. Current state and regional funding, some of which was gained through the recent approval of the Fulton County transportation tax, will likely be insufficient to complete the many projects planned.
This made us started wondering about Atlanta traffic, which is notorious as some of the worst in the world. After some research, we discovered that one major factor is that most Atlantans, and in fact most Georgians, drive to work alone.
The Georgia Department of Transportation suggests the following resources that will help motorists plan their commutes...
Yes, while ridership may be lagging, the cost is significant, and the future phases of the project are not complete, we are fully supportive of any additional mass-transit systems we can get. Atlanta traffic is some of the worst in the nation, and people are getting injured and killed in collisions daily.
MARTA has a number of ongoing projects that will continue to change the landscape of Atlanta, and will help promote economic growth and public transit ridership while boosting quality of life for people all across the region.
When a South Carolina auto accident occurs involving public transportation the injuries and likelihood of fatalities are far greater than they are with ordinary automobile accidents.
Because SEPTA is a state agency, claims must follow rules that apply to claims in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. There are additional regulations in place regarding Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law and the Motor Vehicle Code that will regulate any claims against SEPTA.
Georgia's transportations systems got a huge boost in June with the announcement of millions of dollars in grant money being made available by the state of Georgia. Learn more here about this funding package and how it may affect the metro Atlanta region.
So, is mass transit really more dangerous than driving a car or truck – or could it be that a reliance on buses and other public transportation vehicles is actually safer than driving?
Trains' whistles are often heard in Bellingham, and all through Whatcom County as well as Skagit County. As we are located in a busy corridor for trains traveling along the coast, their visits through here are increasingly frequent. Where cars and trains meet, sometimes deadlly accidents occur. Learn more about what factors can cause accidents at railroad crossings, and how dangerous it is for cars in an accident with a train.
Five people are being taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a bus crash in West Palm Beach, a city fire spokesman said. The crash involving a Palm Tran bus happened about 10:35 a.m. at Eucalyptus Street near Dixie Highway.