Monthly Archives: October 2010

Press Release from GDOT, Lane Closures on Metro I-85

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Press Release For Immediate Release: Contact: Teri N. Pope Thursday, October 21, 2010 (770) 718-3924 Office DAY AND NIGHT LANE CLOSURES WEEK OF OCTOBER 25TH ON I-85 EXPRESS LANES DULUTH, Ga. – Lane closures continue next … Continue reading

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World Fiber Technologies Builds a Network in the Statehouse

Recently I wrote an article on GDOT preferring to contract with local talent to build the HOT system on I-85 through Gwinnett County. To achieve good relations with state government officials and politicians, World Fiber Technologies has given campaign money … Continue reading

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The End Game

Yes, I know my tone toward the state DOT is very hard and sharp, but I have seen and heard experiences of people in Indiana, Texas, and Illinois. This isn’t about the state of Georgia only collecting tolls off of … Continue reading

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Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank

Georgia State Road and Tollway Authority is going to open a bank. Not just anybody will get a loan at this bank though, and given the ominous acronym of SRTA, you can probably hazard a guess what sort of projects … Continue reading

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ITS Where State Govermments and Private Toll Roader Interests Meet

The ITS of Georgia, Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia, is one big shopping mall of electrical contractors, computer firms, traffic controls companies, infrastructure companies, and toll road integration companies. If it were just those private interests in one trade association … Continue reading

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Anti-Toll Road Websites

Alltolled (Indiana) Association of British Drivers Citizens Against Road Tolls (Massachusetts) Citizens Against Tolls (New Jersey) Citizens Transportation Coalition (Alligator Alley, Florida) Count us!(against Indiana road sales) Driver’s Alliance (organisation set up by Peter Roberts who started the famous petition … Continue reading

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Are You Respected?

I had taken the toll road issue as saw it as important to the economic health of Georgia citizens, but there are many issues that you may interested in at the state level. Whatever your political leanings you may want … Continue reading

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