Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday tapped Toby Carr, his transportation adviser and director of his transition committee, to become the all-important director of planning at the Georgia Department of Transportation.
If approved by the state House and Senate Transportation Committees, the Decatur resident ? who, unlike his predecessor Todd Long, appears to have no formal training in transportation issues ? will play a key role in deciding how $2 billion in gas tax revenues would be allocated on Georgia road projects.
Decatur’s Planning Director Amanda Thompson just sent me a copy of the city’s “wish list” that was submitted to the Georgia Department of Transportation for consideration on GDOT’s “unconstrained list” of projects, which will then b... Read Post
Straight from the Press Release: Deal taps Bearden for director of Georgia Public Safety Training Center Gov. Nathan Deal has named Rep. Tim Bearden of Villa Rica as his choice for director of the Georgia Public Safety Training Cent... Read Post
Video Gov. Nathan Deal today announced a state commitment to fully fund improvements to the I-285/Ga. 400 interchange, a project of statewide significance. Deal and Georgia Department of Transportation board members approved the sal... Read Post