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February 2008: Hall Area Transit on the Rise

After garnering nearly 450 responses from the general public last fall, the GHMPO has proposed five years of new routes and extended routes to better serve the riders of Hall Area Transit. GHMPO is conducting a Public Meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 5:30 pm at the Georgia Mountains Center, to provide an opportunity for […]

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September 2007: People Speak Up for Public Transit

GHMPO heard several comments from the public on the existing transit system. This public exchange was part of the Transit Development Plan process, which will serve as a strategic guide for public transportation in Hall County over the next 5 years.

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June 2007: Public Comment Period on Draft LRTP and Draft 2008-2013 TIP

The SAFETEA-LU (Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users) is the most recent law establishing federal transportation policy and funding authorizations. In conformance with this law the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) has developed a draft 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to provide direction on issues involving transportation needs and […]

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June 2007: Transportation Plan Seeks Solutions for Congested Lanes

GHMPO’s plan identified existing and new transportation solutions in the rapidly growing community and heard comments from citizens on several short-term and long-term transportation projects. This public exchange was part of the update to the 2030 long range transportation plan. Gainesville Times Article (PDF)

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May 2007: FY 2008 Unified Planning Work Program is Adopted

The GHMPO Policy Committee adopted the Fiscal Year 2008 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) on May 8, 2007. The FY 2008 UPWP describes the organization’s objectives, previous work, activities and products. The program also includes cost estimates for each activity and identifies funding sources for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. FY […]

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May 2007: GHMPO Adopted its Participation Plan

The GHMPO Policy Committee adopted its Participation Plan on May 8, 2007. Under SAFETEA-LU (Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users), the most recent law establishing federal transportation policy and funding authorizations GHMPO is required to develop a Participation Plan that expands its Public Involvement Plan to include consultation with representatives […]

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March 2007: Public Comment Period on Draft Participation Plan

The SAFETEA-LU (Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users) is the most recent law establishing Federal transportation policy and funding authorizations. Under this law the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) is required to develop a Participation Plan that expands the GHMPOs current Public Involvement Plan to include consultation with representatives of […]

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