David Wickert

Government, Business, Logistics

Georgia Legislative Panel Recommends $121.5 Billion Freight Spend

Pedestrians watch as a cargo ship and tug boat make their way into the Port of Savannah in 2015. Pedestrians watch as a cargo ship and tug boat make their way into the Port of Savannah in 2015. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News)

Georgia should spend up to $121.5 billion more over 30 years to improve the movement of freight across the state, a legislative panel has recommended.

David Wickert | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 31, 2020
Government, Business, TCA

Georgia DOT Pushes Back Plans for Metro Atlanta Toll Lanes

Atlanta traffic Interstates 75 and 85 in Atlanta. (Sean Pavone/Getty Images)

Georgia officials unveiled major changes Oct. 7 to an $11 billion road-building program that will delay projects aimed at addressing metro Atlanta’s traffic mess.

David Wickert | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 8, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Scarce Truck Parking Has Atlanta Looking for Solutions

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Not nearly enough parking exists in metro Atlanta for truckers who must comply with federal rules that limit how many hours they can drive – a shortage that’s about to get worse, thanks to new enforcement procedures

David Wickert | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 30, 2017
TCA

How the I-85 Closure is Affecting Roads Around Atlanta

Here's what you need to know about how the I-85 closure will affect road travel around Atlanta.

David Wickert | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 31, 2017