Against the Peach Pass, Stop the HOT Lane and Stop Peach Pass organizers have joined forces to oppose the use of HOT lanes in Georgia.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
In an effort to address a controversial issue with a single, stronger voice, organizers of three groups opposed to the controversial I-85 toll lanes have joined forces to create StolenLanes.org. Victor A. Ramkisson of Against The Peach Pass, Howard Rodgers of Stop the HOT Lane! and Chris K. Haley of Stop Peach Pass hope to solidify the community’s opposition to the HOT (High Occupancy Toll) lanes. According to StolenLanes.org, nearly 10,000 people have rallied behind the cause. "The number of citizens represented by our combined coalition is a force to be reckoned with," said Rodgers in a released statement. "The number of people opposed to the recent implementation of the HOT lanes keeps growing," added Victor Ramkisson. "This is not a …
Day and overnight lane closures are scheduled on Interstate 85 as HOV lanes are converted to toll lanes.
Saturday, July 30, 2011
As part of the conversion of the existing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-85 to High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes, the Georgia Department of Transportation is planning both day and night time lane closures. Daytime work is expected to take place in the following locations in the northbound lanes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the southbound lanes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: No other daytime road work is scheduled this week. During the overnight hours, southbound closures will begin at 8 p.m. and continue to 5 a.m. Overnight lane closures may occur at the following locations: Next weekend, southbound closures will begin at 8 p.m. and continue to 7 a.m. on I-85 south and on SR 316 west only, closing the left or HOV lane. This work is to install…