City of Stonecrest sets virtual Transportation Summit May 14

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Industry leaders to discuss multi-mobility plan for Stonecrest  

 

The City of Stonecrest will host a virtual Transportation Summit on Thursday, May 14, 6 to 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.

The city’s Transportation Master Plan will be presented. The Master Plan includes needs assessment data and recommendations to improve mobility choices such as walking, biking, public transit, and auto transportation in and around the City of Stonecrest. 

 This “Project Share” emphasis will make certain that as the City of Stonecrest moves forward with the development of the plan, all projects, and priorities in the City and those that connect to the region are considered.  

“For the first time in 20 years, a transportation study that specifically focuses on the transportation needs for this region of DeKalb County is being developed,” Said Jason Lary, Mayor City of Stonecrest, “the Transportation Master Plan will prepare the City of Stonecrest for residential growth, and the development of new and promising industries that will drive economic development in Stonecrest, DeKalb County, and the State of Georgia.” 

Discussion and insights during the Summit will include: 

§  What is the Stonecrest Transportation Master Plan? 
§  How will this plan address the City’s transportation needs? 
§  What are potential transportation improvements for the City over the next 25 years? 

 Plez A. Joyner, Deputy City Manager Plez A. Joyner said the master plan is the city’s roadmap to economic development

“The transportation summit will enable the city’s residents to have a firsthand view of a comprehensive plan, a high-level roadmap, and the means to get there that will spur our growth and prepare us for the future as we live, work, play, worship, shop, and educate in the City of Stonecrest,” said Joyner.
 
Participating presenters include in the virtual town hall include: 
Plez A. Joyner, Deputy City Manager
Marcus Arnold, Project Manager, VHB 
Jonathan Webster- Senior Transportation Planner, VHB 

Residents can submit questions via a short video between now and Wednesday, May 13, to Katrina Highsmith at khighsmith@tcfatl.com 

For additional information about the Stonecrest Transportation Master Plan or the Stonecrest Virtual Transportation Summit, click here.  

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