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First Looks at the General Primary Election Results

August 1, 2012

More than 1.6 million voters sent in advance ballots and headed to the polls for yesterday's general primary, one that saw the defeat of the T-SPLOST and the approval of Sunday liquor sales in select counties.

Deal Announces End of Georgia 400 Toll in 2013

July 30, 2012

Governor Deal recently announced his plan to remove the Georgia 400 toll at the end of 2013. The announcement detailed to have the state pay off its bond debt on December 1, 2013, and move quickly to eliminate the unpopular toll by the end of that year, stopping collection 4 years earlier than previously planned.

Shuttling Scientists, Students and Veterans Through the City

July 27, 2012

Among the projects dependent on the coming T-SPLOST vote, the Clifton Corridor Transit Initiative aims to help scientists, students and veterans move just a bit more quickly through Atlanta.

Envisioning the Atlanta BeltLine

July 18, 2012

In 1999, Georgia Institute of Technology graduate student Ryan Gravel completed his master's thesis, a plan for a 22-mile loop that would connect 45 historic Atlanta neighborhoods, promoting in each greater access to mass transit, public parks and recreational trails.

New Secure Drivers’ Licenses and IDs

July 12, 2012

Launching its Secure ID program, the Department of Driver Services early last week began issuing new drivers' licenses and identification cards. Marked with a gold star in the upper right corner, these cards should enhance your license security and help protect you from identity theft.

Would You Like Better Roads for Georgia?

July 10, 2012

You can now do your part to make Georgia roads better. Voters will go to the polls on July 31 to vote on a 1% regional sales tax referendum.

Get Real-Time Traffic Updates Through Twitter

June 6, 2012

Stuck in traffic? Planning a trip? You can now receive live traffic updates from the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) through Twitter by simply following @NaviGAtor511.

New License Plates Available

May 16, 2012

Starting this week, you'll see new license plates on all Georgia roadways.

Bicycling Safely On Georgia Roadways

April 19, 2012

Last spring, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 101, which strengthens bicycle safety rules around the state.

DOT Photo Contest ends April 30

March 19, 2012

Time's running out! The deadline to submit a photo for the Department of Transportation's State Highway Map Photo Contest is April 30.

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