The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization, in conjunction with Jackson County, has undertaken a transit feasibility study in and for Jackson County. Due to rapid urbanization and resulting population growth, Jackson County is expected to lose or receive significantly less of federal transit operation funds earmarked for rural areas and receive funds dedicated for urban areas […]
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization has produced the third quarterly newsletter for 2019 (please see the below link) that contains information and links regarding various ongoing projects and studies, news, and reminders for upcoming meetings. Please contact Joseph Boyd, Transportation Planning Director, at 770-297-5541 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
In July of 2018, Jackson County and GHMPO began an update to the Jackson County Transportation Plan, the first of its kind since the Jackson County Roadways Plan was completed in 2008. This study provided Jackson County and GHMPO with the following: Overview of study area, past studies, major employers, commute patterns, etc. Travel and […]
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization has produced the second quarterly newsletter for 2019 (please see the below link) that contains updated information and links regarding various ongoing projects and studies, news, and reminders for upcoming meetings. Please contact Joseph Boyd, Transportation Planning Director, at 770-297-5541 or email@example.com for further information.
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization is pleased to introduce its first ever newsletter. It is our plan going forward to prepare and distribute newsletters quarterly to inform the public our transportation planning activities and what is going on in the Gainesville-Hall region from a transportation stand point. Please see our first newsletter- Volume 1, Issue […]
GHMPO has undertaken an update of the Gainesville-Hall Regional Transportation Plan in January 2019. This Plan is our transportation road map into the future. A key part of this plan update will be the development of a financially-constrained list of transportation projects in the Gainesville-Hall region to be implemented in the short, mid, and long-term over a […]
From January 2018 through February of 2019, GHMPO conducted two separate trail studies simultaneously to analyze possible trail connections in both the Gainesville and South Hall areas. Alta Planning + Design, a national firm that specializes in the planning, design, engineering, and implementation of various bicycle and pedestrians projects, was chosen to conduct the two […]
GHMPO recently utilized the services of Forum Communications as a part of a rebranding initiative for the organization. Part of this effort was the creation of a new logo, the first update of its kind since GHMPO was created in 2003. Multiple draft logos were created after interviews were conducted with members from the Technical […]
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) and the City of Gainesville recently completed the Dawsonville Highway / McEver Road Connectivity Study which summarizes the assessment of needs, potential transportation improvements and recommendations for the Dawsonville Highway-McEver Road corridor. The study includes development of concept design alternatives, assessment of existing and future traffic operations, assessment of […]
The Oakwood Citywide Traffic Improvement Study was prepared for the Gainesville‐Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization (GHMPO) and the City of Oakwood to evaluate traffic congestion and safety issues at various locations throughout the City. The purpose of the study was to conduct a review of existing conditions to identify and characterize the transportation issues at eighteen […]