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Long-awaited streetscape project starts at Augusta's James Brown Boulevard

...sidewalks, Woodard said.Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver said that about $100 million is designated for downtown transportation projects through the Transportation Investment Act. He also noted activity downtown from developments including the 106-unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-04/long-awaite
Columbia County officials target infrastructure growth

...increase cell towers to the maximum 150 feet allowed and area voters approving a 1 percent sales tax in 2012 to fund transportation projects regionwide.Beth Shiroishi, the president of AT&T Georgia, who was the event's keynote speaker, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-18/columbia-county-officials-ta
Georgia, local leaders discuss new taxes for transportation funding

...referendum, only three of 12 multi-county regions in Georgia implemented a 1-percent tax specifically for transportation projects, leaving metro Atlanta and the remainder of the state grumbling about a lack of funds to meet a growing list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/georgia-local-leaders-discus
Georgia highway officials buy image-boosting radio ads

...contain little practical information about those services."The Georgia DOT ? working to deliver quality transportation projects while minimizing unavoidable impacts to people, cultural resources, and the natural environment," the September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/georgia-highway-officials-buy
Ga. highway officials pay to boost image with radio ads

...ads contain little practical information about those services. "The Georgia DOT . working to deliver quality transportation projects while minimizing unavoidable impacts to people, cultural resources, and the natural environment," the September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-28/ga-highway-officials-pay
Highway robbery

...Fund, which will run dry this summer.The problem: The fund has been doling out about $53 billion a year for transportation projects while taking in about $35 billion a year in revenue from federal fuel taxes ? 18.4 cents per gallon for gasoline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-11/highway-robbery
Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark urges business leaders to look within state borders

...investment, he said.Clark said the Georgia Chamber will back legislation that supports more funding for state transportation projects and adequate health care coverage."If you don't have access to health care in your community, your businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-08/georgia-cha
Richmond County's city leaders debate excise tax on manufacturers

...Buchwitz said the area's passage of the Transportation Investment Act, despite its new 1 percent sales tax for transportation projects, apparently hadn't satisfied the county's appetite for infrastructure revenue."On this side of the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-05/richmond-countys-city-le
The Way We Were: Older Memories

...on the other side of the river. Some of them had requested it. Many people had cars by then, and these two transportation projects really expanded the market area of Augusta.? Jean Bowe Strickland DOWNTOWN AND BROAD STREETI heard from firsthand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-24/way-we-were
Depletion of federal highway funds stalls projects

ATLANTA - Two dozen transportation projects across the state ? including some in the Augusta area ? are in jeopardy because state officials worry the federal government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/depletion-federal-highway-fu