DECATUR-HUNTSVILLE 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:Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. CST
Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
515 6th Avenue NE
The average driver in in the Decatur-Huntsville area loses $1,307 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 Tuesday to highlight the report’s findings and discuss possible solutions.
The report, Decatur-Huntsville 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 Huntsville-Decatur 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, Mobile, Montgomery, Decatur-Huntsville and Tuscaloosa urban areas.
Representative Mac McCutcheon, Speaker, Alabama House of Representatives
Tim Lovelace, Chairman, Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
Willie LaFavor, Chairman-Elect, Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
Rocky Moretti, Director of Research & Policy, TRIP
Rocky Moretti (TRIP) 202.262.0714 (cell)
Carolyn Bonifas Kelly (TRIP) 703.801.9212 (cell)