traffic issues

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

There are new crosswalks under construction on Milledge Avenue. Except they’re more than crosswalks — they include pedestrian islands and make it easier and safer for UGA students, Clarke Central students and others to cross Milledge Avenue. This is real progress. And it’s not the only positive change we’ve seen […]

What a year it’s been!

Athens-Clarke Neighbors, ACC staff is considering two initiatives that will affect almost every neighborhood in Athens: prioritization of sidewalk construction and improvements to ACC roadways with high incidences of bike/pedestrian-vs.-car crashes. These two impending changes provide unique opportunities to create a cultural shift in the way our local government addresses […]

A call for citizen input to improve our streets