Notice: Amendment To The LRTP

Amendments to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Update Notice is hereby given that the public comment period has begun for amendments to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Update (LRTP) for the Macon Area Transportation Study (MATS) region, covering all of Macon-Bibb County, and portions of Jones and Monroe counties. This amendment concerns new bridge repair and maintenance projects …

Chapter 1 | Introduction

A Brief Introduction to Metropolitan Planning Organizations Georgia has been growing rapidly. In 2010, Georgia had 9.7 million people. By 2015, that number had grown to 10.2 million, and the State is on pace to grow to 13.4 million by 2040. That’s over 31% more people in 25 years! More people mean more housing, more trips to work and school, …

Chapter 5 | Operational & Management Strategies

Operational & Management Strategies This section of the Macon Area Transportation Study (MATS) 2040 LRTP Update provides an overview of the Operational and Management Strategies (OMS) recognized by MATS to improve the performance of existing transportation facilities in order to increase the safety and mobility of pedestrians and to relieve traffic congestion. OMS are important because they reflect the safe …