Transportation Round-Up Compiled by GPPF Vice President Benita Dodd
Misguided, misinformed and missing
: Committee meetings are almost ways more interesting than full board meetings, if you’re willing to sit and sift through the banter. Last week’s State Transportation Board committee meetings are case in point.
– In a Legislative Committee discussion about pending metal theft legislation, it was revealed that the state Department of Transportation has had $30,000 worth of steel grates stolen
, as well as 20,000 feet of wire – the kind used in wiring traffic lights, for example.
– Then came a discussion about privatizing the state’s aviation services
and the four King Air 90 aircraft the Georgia Aviation Authority currently uses for passenger flights. The…