Please see below for a compiled list of frequently asked questions.
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What is the purpose of the project?
The TMP will set a transit vision for Newton County. It will recommend potential future transit funding scenarios, and for each scenario, assign transit modes and priorities to corridors, identify capital investments, and establish state and local government policies and regulatory actions necessary to guide transit investments. ss "Manage Questions" button.
How is the project being funded?
The Newton TMP is funded by federal funds, administered through the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). Newton County and its cities provided the required local funding match to support the complete costs of the project.
How can I get involved? When will the public be able to provide input on the project and proposed improvements?
Over the course of the project, community members have had opportunities to provide input via web-based public surveys and a series of community meetings.
Past events have included a May 27th Public Meeting, August 11th Public Meeting, and the Transit Visioning Survey (closed June 6, 2021).
Ongoing activities include the Transit Preferences Survey, open for public input through September 8, 2021, and meetings of the advisory Technical Committee.
A final public meeting is tentatively planned for October 2021.
Are Newton County municipalities a part of this effort?
Yes. Newton County and the cities within Newton County, through funding from the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), have undertaken the Newton County Transit Master Plan.