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.
From a press release: Atlanta—Sue Everhart, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, today named Kevin Harris as acting Executive Director of the Georgia Republican Party. Harris replaces Toby Carr, who joined Governor-elect Nathan... Read Post
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