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April 2016: Chicopee Trail Grand Opening

The staff of the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization attended the grand opening of the Highlands to Islands Trail: Chicopee Section on April 23, 2016. This 11-foot wide concrete trail extends roughly 2.8 miles from Palmour Drive to the Georgia Department of Labor on Atlanta Highway in central Hall County. The trail was constructed with funds […]

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July 2015: Staff Spoke to South Hall Business Coalition on Transportation

The staff of the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) spoke to the members of the South Hall Business Coalition on transportation projects in South Hall on July 21, 2015. In this presentation, GHMPO presented historical and projected population growth in Hall County, status of the transportation projects in the South Hall area that are underway, […]

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May 2015: Regional Transportation Plan Update and 2016-2019 TIP Documents Adopted

The GHMPO Policy Committee adopted the Gainesville-Hall Regional Transportation Plan: 2015 Update (RTP) and the 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) on May 12, 2015. Both of these documents address the region’s transportation needs and anticipated funding through the year 2040 and is required to be updated every four years in order to receive and utilize […]

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June 2014: First Community Meeting Held on Regional Transportation Plan Update

The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) is updating our region’s long-range transportation plan. We had our first community meeting (PDF) on June 5, 2014 to seek input on various transportation needs and issues. Citizens and stakeholders provided input at the meeting on new roadway projects, prioritizing existing roadway projects, current and future travel patterns, improving […]

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November 2014: Third Community Meeting Held on 2040 Regional Transportation Plan

The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) held its third community meeting on November 6, 2014. The public reviewed the preliminary transportation project list and viewed project location maps. Attendees were asked to comment if the projects were in their appropriate funding tier: short-term (2015-2020), mid-term (2021-2030), long-term (2031-2040) or aspirational (unfunded projects). Gainesville Times Article […]

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October 2014: GHMPO 2040 Regional Transportation Plan Community Meeting

Join the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) for the third community meeting in a series of four designed to identify transportation priorities in our rapidly growing region. The first meeting provided attendees with the opportunity to voice desires for the transportation network they encounter on a daily basis. The second meeting gave residents the opportunity […]

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October 2014: GHMPO 2040 Regional Transportation Plan Community Meeting

Join the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) for the third community meeting in a series of four designed to identify transportation priorities in our rapidly growing region. The first meeting provided attendees with the opportunity to voice desires for the transportation network they encounter on a daily basis. The second meeting gave residents the opportunity […]

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