MACORTS Information & Public Comment Sessions

Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS), the cooperative transportation planning body for the urbanized area which includes Athens-Clarke County, portions of southern Madison County and northern Oconee County, has scheduled public informational meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to review and comment upon the Draft FY 2018 - 2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the FY 2022 - 2023 Second Tier of Projects along with amendments to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan.

The TIP document outlines planned transportation improvements for the next six (6) years. This review meets the program of projects requirements as established by the Federal Transit Administration pursuant to 49 USC Section 5307(c).

Public comment will be accepted June 26 – July 25, 2017.

Public information meetings have been scheduled for:

Oconee County

5:00 – 7:00 PM, Monday, June 26, 2017
Oconee Veterans Park, Community Center
3500 Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, Georgia

Madison County

4:30 – 6:30 PM, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Danielsville Courthouse – Public Meeting Room
91 Albany Avenue
Danielsville, Georgia

Athens-Clarke County

4:00 – 6:00 PM, Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Athens-Clarke County Planning Department Auditorium
120 West Dougherty Street
Athens, Georgia

Copies of the draft documents will be available for review at:
  • Madison County Planning & Zoning Office - 91 Albany Avenue, Danielsville
  • Athens-Clarke County Planning Department - 120 W. Dougherty Street, Athens
  • Oconee County Planning and Code Enforcement Dept. – 1291 Greensboro Highway, Room A108, Watkinsville
Or MACORTS website (

 E-mail comments to or delivered to any of the aforementioned locations.
Public comment will be accepted June 26 – July 25, 2017.

Contact Sherry McDuffie in the Athens-Clarke County Planning Department for more information at
(706) 613-3515.

A qualified interpreter for the hearing impaired or for those with limited English proficiency is available
upon request at least three (3) days in advance of these meetings. Please call (706) 613-3110, [TDD (706)
613-3114] to request an interpreter.

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