Reduced Xpress service starts Monday, March 23

Xpress commuter service will be operating on a reduced schedule starting Monday, March 23, in response to reduced demand during the Coronavirus outbreak. The new service pattern will be in effect until further notice. Update: additional service changes have been implemented beginning Monday, April 13. Fare collections have also been suspended. Routes that service Henry... Continue Reading →

Board hears presentation from new Transportation Planning Director

Sam Baker, Henry County’s new Transportation Planning Director, presented transportation proposals to the Board of Commissioners at the February 4 commissioners meeting. Baker’s proposals included updating the 2016 Comprehensive Transportation and Transit Plans, developing a county trail plan and sharing alternate commute options for the board to consider. Baker said that funding is available from... Continue Reading →

ATL Board adopts regional transit plan

Commuter rail trains, like the one pictured above, are planned in Clayton County. (AJC photo) In a historic moment on Friday morning, the Atlanta Transit Link (ATL) Authority adopted its first regional transit plan. The plan is one of the key objectives charged to the ATL Board after its creation in 2018 by state lawmakers.... Continue Reading →

Transit X proposal nixed after AJC investigation

An idea to build monorail-like mass transit throughout Henry County was first presented to the general public during a town hall meeting in September 2018, but that proposal will not move further following an investigation by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The AJC is reporting that Transit X entrepreneur Mike Stanley changed his name in 2014... Continue Reading →

Transit X could be coming to Henry County

March 2019 update: the Atlanta Journal Constitution has reported that Transit X and Henry County will not be moving forward together. Transit X is using technology to transform mass transit and the company is looking to use Henry County for its first major pilot site. The company is considering a route that starts in downtown... Continue Reading →

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