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Atlanta's potholes are out of control. Could a new city department of transportation finally fix them?

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Mar 14, 2019 2:25 AM 1+ mon ago

The proposed department, announced today by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, would act as a "one-stop shop" that would combine the construction duties of three different city departments

There's a lot of blame to spread around for the poor state of Atlanta's roads, streetscapes, and bike lanes. Lack of funding plays a role. Heavy use by suburban commuters during the workweek, increasing the daytime population by hundreds of thousands of people, is also a culprit. But another reason why our potholes get deeper and our sidewalks trip people up is there are too many cooks in the kitchen when it comes to what gets built where, when, and with what cash. Frankly, the kitchen needs a chef.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is announcing this morning that the city, for the first time in its history, could create a Department of Transportation ...

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