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Georgia DOT Schedules Pre-Proposal Workshop For Atlanta MMPT Project

December 14,2010

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation will host a pre-proposal workshop as part of the procurement process to secure a master developer for the Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal (MMPT) in downtown Atlanta. The workshop is open to potential master development partners and companies that may provide support and ancillary services to a master developer.

The workshop is scheduled for January 5, 2011 at 10:00 am (EST). It will be held in room 401 at One Georgia Center, 600 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA.

At the workshop, Georgia DOT representatives will issue responses to questions submitted in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the Request for Proposals. Questions are to be submitted by noon (EST) on December 17, 2010.

The RFP and all supporting documentation are available on the Georgia procurement registry at Georgia procurement registry at http://ssl.doas.state.ga.us/PRSapp/PR_index.jsp and at www.georgiap3.com/mmpt, which also includes information on Georgia’s Public Private Partnership program.

The Atlanta MMPT will serve as the hub for existing and proposed transportation networks serving metro-Atlanta and beyond, including MARTA rail and bus systems, regional express bus systems and the Georgia railroad network. It may also accommodate future transportation, including high speed rail, light rail and streetcar services. In addition to its transportation functions, the MMPT will serve as a catalyst for one of the largest Transit Oriented Development (TOD) projects in the US.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, seamless and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia’s economy and is sensitive to both its citizens and its environment. Additional transportation revenues are imperative to grow and sustain Georgia's economic vitality and quality of life through the 21st Century. Georgia is the 3rd fastest-growing state in the nation, yet 49th in per capita spending on transportation. For general information on the Georgia DOT, please visit (www.dot.ga.gov).