During her time as a city councilwoman, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms wasn’t always sure which departments to reach out to for certain issues. When it came to the roadways, the Department of Public Works, Department of City Planning, Renew Atlanta and TSPLOST all handled different tasks.
Now, as of last month, Atlanta has its own Department of Transportation (DOT). Designed to be a one-stop agency for road repairs, long-term planning and funding, DOT will help to consolidate services as the city continues to meet the increasing demands of the growing population.
Here’s to a few less potholes (hopefully).