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MACORTS Title VI Plan:  The Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) assures the Georgia Department of Transportation that no person shall on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, family or religious status, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (5.2 MB .pdf)

The Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) FY 2015 - 2018 Transportation Improvement Program and FY 2019 - 2020 Second Tier of Projects is available for download as a Adobe .pdf file. This document outlines planned transportation improvements over the next six (6) years and was developed by the cooperative transportation planning body for the urbanized area includes Athens-Clarke County and most of northern Oconee County. Copies of the approved document are also currently available for viewing at the Athens-Clarke County Planning Department offices. The FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Progam was adopted September 10, 2014 (this is a large 10.52 MB .pdf file).

    Administrative Modification to the  FY 2015 - 2018 Transportation Improvement Program and FY 2019 - 2020 Second Tier of Projects.

    • The Greenway Enhancement Project (PI# 0007637) construction phase of the project was moved from FY 2015 to FY 2016. The amount of funding decreased from $2,087,768 to $1,555,634.
       
    • The Bike Trail I Rail to Trail Project (PI# 0007561) construction and utilities funding was moved from FY 2015 to FY 2016. The total amount of funding increased from $3,535,252 to $3,768,463.
       
    • The US 441 I SR 24 South Widening (PI# 013613) preliminary engineering phase was moved from FY 2015 to FY 2016 with no change in funding.
       
    • The expenditure table in the Financial Section was corrected to be consistent with the changes to the document.
       

    Amendment to the  FY 2015 - 2018 Transportation Improvement Program:  US 441 / SR 24 South Widening (EDS00-0441-00(043), (PI# 122660):  Add PE in the amount of $1,000,000 to FY 2015.  Approved April 8, 2015 by the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study Policy Committee

    Amendment to the  FY 2015 - 2018 Transportation Improvement Program:  Approved February 10, 2016 by the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study Policy Committee.  The following items have been amended in the FY 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program following the transportation planning process:

    • SR 10 Lp Bridge at Middle Oconee River (PI# 0013715): Add PE in the amount of
      $600,000 to FY 16 and ROW in the amount of$250,000 to FY 18.
       
    • SR 10 Lp Bridge at SR 8 I US 29 (PI# 0013716): Add PE in the amount of $600,000 to FY 16 and ROW in the amount of$600,000 to FY 18.
       
    • SR 10 Lp Bridge at the North Oconee River (PI# 0013806): Add PE in the amount of
      $500,000 in FY 16, ROW in the amount of $250,000 to FY 18, and Construction in the amount of $2,800,000 to FY 19.

2040 Long Range Transportation Plan: The 2040 Final Long Range Transportation Plan dated October 8, 2014 for the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) is available for download as an Adobe Reader (.pdf) file.  (This is a large file; approximately 11 MB)

    Amendment to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan:  Approved February 10, 2016 by the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study Policy Committee.  The following items have been amended in the MACORTS 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) following the transportation planning process:

    • US 441 South Widening Project (PI#0013613): was removed from the 2040 LRTP because all phases of the project are to be funded with HB 170 (state) funding. The project is shown in the Unfunded Section for illustrative purposes due to the high profile nature of the project.
       
    • SR 10 Lp Bridge at Middle Oconee River (PI# 0013715): Add PE in the amount of$600,000 to FY 16 and ROW in the amount of $250,000 to FY 18. Construction is not included in the LRTP, but itis shown in the Unfunded Section.
       
    • SR 10 Lp Bridge at SR 8 I US 29 (PI# 0013716): Add PE in the amount of $600,000 to FY 16 ROW in the amount of $600,000 to FY 18, and Construction in the amount of $6,165,720 to FY 20.
       
    • SR 10 Lp Bridge at North Oconee River (PI#0013806): Add PE in the amount of $500,000 to FY 16 ROW in the amount of $250,000 to FY 18, and Construction in the amount of $2,800,000 to FY 19.

Amended FY 2016 Unified Planning Work Program:   Amended November 12, 2015 to show carry-over funding.  The UPWP will guide transportation planning activities toward the goals and policies of the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 budget cycle. This document is the annual budget of MACORTS.

FY 2017 Unified Planning Work Program:  Approved April 13, 2016  The UPWP will guide transportation planning activities toward the goals and policies of the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 budget cycle. This document is the annual budget of MACORTS.

Public Transportation Study for the MACORTS Region: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the options available to provide public transportation service within the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) region. The study is now complete and available for download as an Adobe Reader (.pdf) file. Hardcopies and Compact-Disc versions are available at Athens-Clarke County Planning or by contact Sherry McDuffie at macorts@athensclarkecounty.com

Participation Plan: The Participation Plan outlines the organizational structure for the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS), the participation process, major opportunities for public comment, implementation and evaluation processes and government requirements.  This updated document was approved on February 19, 2014

Limited English Proficiency Plan for MACORTS and the Athens Transit System: This document examines the needs of the limited English proficient population and how MACORTS and the Athens Transit System serve that population. This updated document was approved on February 19, 2014.

MACORTS By-laws:  The bylaws outline the purpose, makeup and basic administration of the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Transportation Study.  Revised June 6, 2013

Frequently Asked Questions: MACORTS most frequently asked questions form is available for dowload as an Adobe Reader (.pdf) file.

 

 

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