Transportation & Air Quality Committee

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The 35-member Transportation & Air Quality Committee serves as the transportation policy committee of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) board and represents a 20-county Metropolitan Planning Organization.

The committee works to develop consensus among ARC, MARTA, the Georgia DOT, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. The committee submits recommendations directly to ARC.

Meeting Schedule and Location

The Transportation & Air Quality Committee meets monthly at 10:30 a.m. Please call ARC at 404-463-3100 to confirm. 

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To listen to the November 12 meeting webinar, please click here.

TAQC Members

Charlotte Nash*, Chair
Chair, Gwinnett County Commission

June WoodVice Chair
Chair, Henry County Commission

Mike Houchard* – ARC Citizen District 6

Liane Levetan* – ARC Citizen District 7

Greg Cantrell* – ARC Citizen District 8

Kerry Armstrong * – ARC Chair/ Citizen District 9

Mark Mathews* – ARC Citizen District 14

Paul Radford – The ATL

Pat Graham – Barrow County Commission Chair

Keisha Lance Bottoms* – City of Atlanta Mayor

Rochelle Robinson* – City of Douglasville Mayor

Mike Mason* – City of Peachtree Corners Mayor

Vince Williams* – City of Union City Mayor

Eric Dial* – City of Tyrone Mayor

Harry Johnston* – Cherokee County Commission Chair

Jeff Turner* – Clayton County Commission Chair

Mike Boyce* – Cobb County Commission Chair

Paul Poole – Coweta County Commission Chair

Michael Thurmond* – DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer

Romona Jackson Jones* – Douglas County Commission Chair

Randy Ognio* – Fayette County Commission Chair

Laura Semanson – Forsyth County Commission Chair

Robb Pitts* – Fulton County Commission Chair

Tread Davis* – Georgia Department of Community Affairs Representative

Rich McDonald – Georgia Department of Natural Resources, EPD

Jeff Lewis – Georgia Department of Transportation Board Member

Janine Miller – Georgia Department of Transportation Planning Director

Martha Martin – Georgia Regional Transportation Authority Board Member

Rey Martinez – City of Loganville Mayor

Freda Hardage – MARTA Board 

Eric Clarkson* – City of Chamblee Mayor

Marcello Banes – Newton County Commission Chair

Dave Carmichael – Paulding County Commissioner

Oz Nesbitt* – Rockdale County Commission Chair

Gwen Flowers-Taylor – Spalding County Commission Chair

Rusty Paul* – City of Sandy Springs Mayor

Kevin Little – Walton County Commission Chair

*ARC Board Member


NOTICE: Gov. Brian Kemp has extended a public health emergency declaration and a statewide shelter-in-place order for older adults and medically fragile residents through June 12.

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