Atlanta completes first batch of road fixes chosen by residents

November 25,2020

J.D. Capelouto, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Last December, thousands of Atlantans who live or work downtown were given an unconventional task: They got to choose how the city spends $1 million in transportation improvements.

Those residents are now beginning to see the results of that process. Last week, Atlanta officials unveiled the first two projects completed as part of the “Downtown Decides! Participatory Budgeting Initiative.”

The Atlanta Department of Transportation renovated the curbs and crosswalks at the intersections at Williams Street and Peachtree Street and at Williams Street and Ted Turner Drive so they are handicap accessible.

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