Article by Sarah Lowry
Transportation emissions are one of the top contributors to air pollution in the country. In Atlanta, a city infamous for its gridlock and traffic jams, Georgia Tech is searching for more sustainable and efficient alternatives to driving. Check out the newest developments that Georgia Tech has made in transportation below.
The PATH Parkway | More Information
This bike pathway located along Tech Parkway was recently named one of the 10 best new bikeways of 2017. By having separate paths for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists, the parkway provides a safe and convenient way to travel around Tech.
Pedestrian Scramble | More Information
Located at the intersection of 5th and Spring Street, this new crossing system will stop all traffic for a short period of time, allowing pedestrians to cross the intersection in all directions, including diagonally. The goal of this 90 day pilot project is to increase the overall efficiency of the intersection.
BuzzBikes | More Information
The BuzzBike application for the Spring 2018 semester has opened. Through this program, students and faculty can rent bikes at a low cost.