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Anniston-oxford-gadsden MEDIA ADVISORY


ANNISTON-OXFORD-GADSDEN AREA MOTORISTS LOSE MORE THAN $1,300 PER YEAR
ON ROADS THAT ARE DETERIORATED, CONGESTED & LACK SOME SAFETY FEATURES


Local speakers join national research group in review of
road & bridge conditions, congestion, safety

WHEN:

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. CST

WHERE:

 

 

Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce
1330 Quintard Avenue

Anniston, Alabama

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the Anniston-Oxford-Gadsden area loses $1,301 annually as a result of driving on roads that are deteriorated, congested, and that lack some desirable safety features, according to a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington, DC. Local speakers will join TRIP on Monday to highlight the report’s findings and discuss possible solutions.

 

The report, Anniston-Oxford-Gadsden Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the Region’s Need for Safe, Smooth and Efficient Mobility, examines road and bridge conditions, congestion, economic development, highway safety, and transportation funding in the Anniston-Oxford-Gadsden area. In addition to a statewide report that examines Alabama’s transportation system as a whole, TRIP will also release regional reports with data for the Anniston-Oxford-Gadsden, Birmingham, Florence, Decatur-Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa urban areas.

WHO:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioner Lee Patterson, Calhoun County

 

Brian Rosenbalm, County Engineer, Calhoun County

 

Greg Brown, Board Member, Alliance for Alabama’s Infrastructure

 

Rocky Moretti, Director of Research & Policy, TRIP

CONTACT:

 

 

Rocky Moretti (TRIP)

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly (TRIP)

202.262.0714 (cell)

703.801.9212 (cell)