We want to hear from you!

Community input and perspectives will play an important role in the Newton County TMP, with community engagement and public input acting as vital components. Opportunities for public input will be available throughout the life of the project.

Community Survey

We collected input from Newton County community members via a brief, online survey. Results will help inform the planning process and help craft Newton County’s transit vision. The survey closed on June 6th. Thanks to the 800+ folks who participated!

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Community Meetings

The planning team will hold a series of three community meetings. The meetings will align with key stages in the planning process, including the Current and Future Conditions Analysis, Transit Service Needs and Market Analysis, and when draft Service Strategies, Investment Scenarios, and Transit Master Plan recommendations are made.

The first meeting, aligned with the Current and Future Conditions Analysis stage, occurred on May 27, 2021. See below for more information on the first meeting.


More information will be posted as dates are set! Please check back for updates.


May 27th Public Meeting

The event included a series of informational boards and input activities. Attendees learned more about the Transit Master Plan and to provided their perspectives and ideas regarding transit in Newton County.

Newton County staff and the planning team were present to answer questions and assist with input activities.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Legion Field (Pavilion)*

3173 Mill St NE,

Covington, GA 30014



Contact the planning team at


The TMP is being led by Newton County and its cities in partnership with the Atlanta Regional Commission and in close collaboration with the Consultant Team, led by AECOM.


A Technical Committee of Newton County staff representatives, local and regional governments, and regional transportation partners will provide policy guidance and general oversight to the project.

Project Contacts

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Chester Clegg


Newton County Transportation Department


Scott Brown

Consultant Project Manager


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Ryan Ellis

Public Outreach Lead


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