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Drivers Running Red Light in Midtown

Drivers Running Red Light in Midtown

For some inexplicable reason, drivers on Monroe Drive in Midtown are running a red light. People who live and work nearby say this is an every day occurrence and they'd like to see something done about it. Enter Team Commuter Dude.

Participate in One of Five Atlanta BeltLine Study Groups: Transit Implementation Strategy

Participate in One of Five Atlanta BeltLine Study Groups: Transit Implementation Strategy

ATLANTA – (submitted by the Atlanta Beltline) Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is developing a strategy to implement transit for the Atlanta BeltLine. In 2012, voters in the Atlanta region will be given the opportunity to approve a 1% sales tax for transit and transportation projects. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

MARTA to Hold Public Hearings on January 24th for Proposed Bus Service Modifications

MARTA to Hold Public Hearings on January 24th for Proposed Bus Service Modifications

MARTA will be holding two public hearings discussing the possibility of bus service modifications on Monday, January 24, 2011. The meetings will be divided into two portions: a community exchange and a public hearing. One of the meetings will be held at the MARTA Headquarters starting at 6:00 p.m. and the other will be held at the Decatur Library and it starts at 5:00 p.m.

Customers and stakeholders are invited to provide input on the proposed changes.

Missing Reflectors Another Cost of Historic Snow Storm

Missing Reflectors Another Cost of Historic Snow Storm

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Transportation and others are reflecting on yet another costly byproduct of last week's winter storm.

Along a three block stretch of Peachtree Street, 11Alive News found dozens of reflectors, broken and dislodged. The reflectors are commonly help motorists traveling at night, serving as a guide to separate lanes.

Plows and scrapers used to rid Metro Atlanta streets of snow and ice damaged and dislodged many of the reflectors.

Motorists like would like to see them replaced.

"Very important, especially at nighttime," said Monte Tucker. "I didn't really think to look that that would be an issue, but obviously it is."

The Georgia DOT says it's a costly yet common byproduct of a snow storm and the snow plows that follow. The agency says there are quite a few now missing from their spots on local streets, as well as Georgia interstates.

The Roads are Open; We Have Your Traffic Information at 11Alive.com

All the roads in Metro Atlanta are open today. You need to pack a huge load of patience while you get going though. There are many delays out there. For details on particular routes, check http://11alive.com/traffic.

ALL INTERSTATES & MAIN ROUTES are open.

The left lanes have ice in them. Stay out of those left lanes. Assume that all overpasses have ice on them; many have glaze ice that you will not be able to see until you are on them.

ALL of the on and off ramps have ice in them. Approach them slowly and carefully. If you speed onto an offramp or try to turn suddenly, you will slide and crash.

ARTERIAL/MAIN STREETS --

All have some ice on them. Most with three lanes ordinarily are down to two; most with two lanes regularly, are down to one lane.

It Takes a Village to Change a Tire

It Takes a Village to Change a Tire

Changing a tire is typically a pretty simple task. But when Commuter Dude producer Eve Chen experienced a flat in the 11Alive parking lot, staffers would find out things aren't always as easy as they seem.