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?

“… the discussion these days is not…a lack of awareness about what needs to be done, but rather a complete disconnect between that awareness and the actions of those responsible for the physical form of our communities.” — Jeff Speck, Walkable City   When you’re walking through downtown Athens, you know […]

Are you begging for your crosswalk signal?

Dear Friends: Thank you for joining the Complete Streets Athens email list! We appreciate your support and look forward to working with you to create an integrated network of transportation options in our county. This Tuesday’s Mayor and Commission meeting has several transit issues relevant to our goal of providing […]

Oct. 6 email to Complete Streets subscribers