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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Driving

Xpress Commuter Coach Service Offers Commuting Made Easy

January 31, 2013

GRTA's Xpress Commuter Coach Service gives commuters throughout metro Atlanta a valuable transportation option.

Zero Tolerance During the Holidays

December 13, 2012

The end of 2012 has brought a new sense of urgency for Georgia besides battling the Christmas shopping crowds and making New Year’s resolutions. For the first time in 6 years, Georgia is on track to experience an increase in traffic fatalities.

Buckle Up During the Holidays

November 16, 2012

Here in Georgia we’re about to enter one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. That’s right — it’s time to pack up the kids and the pumpkin pie and hit the road for Thanksgiving with the family.

Complete Streets Grows State Transportation Policy

November 13, 2012

Complete Streets is a growing national initiative to improve the design and operation of roadways, particularly those in urban and suburban settings, to accommodate and encourage safe access for all users – motorists, transit riders, cyclists and pedestrians.

Peach Pass Updates Available on Mobile

November 1, 2012

To make an exhausting commute seem less so, the Peach Pass GO! mobile app lets commuters check their account balances, change their toll mode and review their billing statements at a moment's notice.

Electronic Speed Limit Signs Approved

September 26, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation recently approved plans to install electronic speed limit signs on parts of Interstate 285, allowing for variable speed limits during the day.

Vote for New Wildlife License Plates

September 14, 2012

To support conservation and habitat restoration efforts, the Wildlife Resources Division, Department of Natural Resources will soon be introducing new wildlife license plates and invites you to vote for your four favorite designs.

Governor Deal Announces Georgia CommuteSmart Program

September 11, 2012

To reduce state employee commute times, Governor Nathan Deal recently initiated the Georgia CommuteSmart Program. With 4 options for agencies and state employees, the program allows more flexibility for work travel schedules.

Waiver for Summer Gasoline Requirements

September 7, 2012

With Gulf-area refineries struggling to meet fuel supply demands in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, the Environmental Protection Agency this week announced that it would temporarily waive Clean Air Act requirements that states sell only low volatility gasoline during the summer.

Clean Air Campaign Commuter Rewards

August 29, 2012

As the summer vacation season nears an end, and schools open their doors to students, the promise of more traffic on Georgia’s roads comes back as well.

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