Cobb County conducted the Connect Cobb/Northwest Transit Corridor study, an Alternatives Analysis to investigate transit options and their impact on mobility, livability and connectivity on Cobb Parkway/U.S. 41 and I-75.
The AA developed a recommended locally preferred alternative (LPA) that identified a high capacity transit system best suited for the corridor. The selection of the LPA involved analyzing several types of fixed guideway transit including light rail, BRT and dedicated busway.
In conjunction with the study, land use, economic development, and redevelopment opportunities were considered with emphasis on transit oriented development and transit station area planning. To complement the technical components of the AA, a robust public involvement program was implemented to ensure community and stakeholder involvement. The study began in August 2011 and was completed December 2012.
Following completion of the AA report, the Connect Cobb project advanced to an Environmental Assessment.
Alternatives Analysis Report (December 2012)
Appendix A: Detailed Environmental and Cultural Analysis
Appendix B: Travel Demand Modeling and Ridership Forecasting Methodology
Appendix C: Detailed Land Use and Economic Development Analysis
Appendix D: Concept Designs and Costs
Appendix E: Public Opinion Polling
Appendix F: Potential Funding Sources Research
For more information, please contact Kristine Hansen-Dederick at 404-377-4012.
|Fall 2011||March 2012|
Nov. 15, 2011: Stakeholders Roundtable Kickoff
Jan. 25, 2012: Partners/Technical Team
Feb. 7, 2012: Stakeholders Roundtable
Feb. 28, 2012: Board of Commissioners Work Session
Sept. 11, 2012: Board of Commissioners Work Session
Sept. 25, 2012: Board of Commissioners Work Session
TV23 video segment on the Alternative Analysis study
Transit Rider Outreach Survey (Spring 2012)
College & University Online Survey (Spring 2012)
Initiation Package - Submittal to FTA (December 2011)
Initiation Package - FTA Comments with CDOT responses (December 2011)