INITIATIVES

ATLANTA TO CHATTANOOGA PROJECT

PROJECT SITE

LEAD AGENCY

Georgia Department of Transportation​

STATUS:

Tier I Combined Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision

(Completed in August 2017)

OVERVIEW

The purpose of the project is to develop intercity rail service and economic growth between the metropolitan areas and airport of Atlanta, G​a. It will allow faster and more reliable ground transportation service as an alternative to highway, intercity bus, and air travel that is safe and cost-effective. This project is supported by the Long-Range Transportation Plans of the Metropolitan Planning Organizations in the project area and GDOT and the Tennessee Department of Transportation's Freight Rail Plan.

STUDY DOCUMENTS
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