City of Atlanta launches website to assistance devise commutes around I-85 traffic

Evelyn Andrews Posted by
on Apr 14, 2017.

The city of Atlanta on Apr 14 launched a website to assistance commuters and visitors devise their routes while I-85 is being reconstructed.

The city has been propelling commuters to not rest on pushing alone though instead to take open transportation, and a new site,, facilities real-time report updates for all modes of mass movement including a streetcar and MARTA rail and bus. MARTA parking lot conditions will also be on a site, as good as a locations for bike share stations.

“ is a place for Atlanta residents to get real-time recognition of trade and highway conditions in a segment and learn a several transport options they have to pierce around a city. Our group is vehement about stability to supplement additional real-time, interactive mapping facilities to a site over a entrance weeks,” Samir Saini, a city’s arch information officer, pronounced in a press release.

The city is also scheduling trade light timing to be some-more effective and restricting entrance to area streets. Timing a trade lights to pierce trade by intersections some-more fast will also assistance keep people off side streets, a city said.

The city recently posted “no thru traffic” signs around area streets, including some in Buckhead, and was regulating Waze to assistance make those signs until Apr 13, citing motorist confusion. Atlanta is relying, in part, on a partnership with navigation app Waze to run a site by regulating information drawn from Waze to uncover information on road closures, accidents and stream transport speeds.

“As motorists demeanour for opposite routes to invert to work and school, a City is holding active stairs to strengthen residential streets and neighborhoods that are not designed to accommodate complicated traffic,” a city pronounced in a press release.


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