Transportation Summit set Wednesday at Forsyth Conference Center

News, Press Release


FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A virtual Forsyth County Transportation Summit hosted by the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce will be held at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College. The event will feature transportation project updates from local and state officials.

The event will be broadcast live on the County’s TV station (Comcast channel 23, AT&T channel 99 and streaming 24/7 from the county’s website) and Facebook page: @ForsythCountyGovernment.

Speakers at the event to provide updates and an overview on the transportation in the County include:

Russell McMurry, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)

Chris Tomlinson, Executive Director, State Road & Tollway Authority (SRTA), Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL) and Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA)

Kelvin Mullins, District 1 Engineer, GDOT

Cindy Jones Mills, Vice Chairman and District 4 Commissioner, Forsyth County

Garrin Coleman, Assistant County Manager, Forsyth County

John Cunard, Director, Forsyth County Engineering

Roy Rickert, Director, Forsyth County Public Transportation

“This summit is a great opportunity for Forsyth County residents and businesses to hear directly from those who are working diligently to improve transportation and mobility in our community,” said Vice Chairman and District 4 Commissioner Cindy Jones Mills.

“We value the working relationships we have with state agencies to keep Forsyth County moving forward. Strategic transportation projects equal a thriving economy. Economic development is vital to the success of our county and we can’t be competitive if we are complacent or standing still.”

To view status updates on the many transportation projects underway in Forsyth County, visit the interactive transportation projects map at The interactive map features updated details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more.


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