Category Archives: Department of Transportation

The curious case of COVID-19 and transit: things run efficiently!

It has been a running joke that the CCT 30 is consistently 30 minutes late. Some people have lost their jobs due to that route being both unpredictable & behind schedule. Today, it was different. The bus was quick & … Continue reading

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Hit and run driver obliterates two cars on Peachtree Street

ATLANTA — April 13, 2014 — A hit and run driver tore through Peachtree Street at about 3pm today near John Portman Blvd, totalling two cars and sending an estimated five people to Grady Memorial Hospital. The photos and video … Continue reading

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Do toxins troll Atlanta’s sidewalks and underpasses?

What is leaking from underneath the MARTA King Memorial station track bridge, and how toxic is it? Continue reading

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From the side of the road: a diary of a nightmare in the snow.

SMYRNA —  January 29, 2014 — It’s 4:31 am as I write this, having just come in to shelter at the Publix off of East West Connector and South Cobb Drive. The salt trucks still haven’t passed through this area … Continue reading

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Cartoons – Braves Stadium in Cobb County

MARIETTA — (11/26/2013) — Cobb County’s proposal for a new stadium has come up.  Here are some GIF cartoons for the “NO” crowd, credit to Amy Barnes. To get both GIF and PNG image formats, see this gallery of images: … Continue reading

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