Yearly Archives: 2017

Please vote YES for TSPLOST! This is an opportunity to fund several projects that will improve transportation throughout the county, regardless of your mode of transportation. As in many cities, Athenians are coming to realize that we cannot pave our way out of congestion, and that investments in multi-modal transportation […]

19 reasons why you should vote YES on TSPLOST

The Mayor and Commission reviewed a revised list of TSPLOST projects at Tuesday’s agenda-setting meeting, and Complete Streets Athens believes the projects on this list represent worthwhile investment in essential infrastructure—not luxuries. These projects will benefit all Athenians and make Athens a more attractive place to live and visit. Regarding specific projects: We’re […]

Weighing in on the revised TSPLOST list

After the Bike/Ped Master Plan meeting on Monday, July 10, members of BikeAthens, Complete Streets Athens and Georgia Bikes met with Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler to discuss issues related to Chase Street. The following is a summary of that conversation: Traffic backing up on the Loop 10 […]

The next steps for Chase Street?

Madame Mayor and Commissioners, We understand there are issues with the portion of Chase Street from the Loop to Newton Bridge following its repaving and restriping. Complete Streets Athens would like to make the case that, if Athens had an improved Complete Streets policy with an implementation plan in place […]

Regarding the reconfiguring (and reconsideration) of Chase Street