Transportation & Air Quality Committee

The 35-member Transportation & Air Quality Committee serves as the transportation policy committee of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) board and represents an 18-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. at the Atlanta Regional Commission. Please note that all meeting times and places are subject to change. Please call ARC at 404-463-3100 to confirm.

Next Meeting
Jun 13, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am | Atlanta Regional Commission | Room: Harry West Conference Center

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TAQC Members

Charlotte Nash*, Chair
Chair, Gwinnett County Commission

June Wood, Vice Chair
Chair, Henry County

  • Kerry Armstrong* – ARC Chair/Citizen District 9
  • Mike Houchard* – ARC Citizen District 6
  • Liane Levetan* – ARC Citizen District 7
  • Donna Sheldon* – ARC Citizen District 8
  • Mark Mathews* – ARC Citizen District 14
  • Pat Graham – Barrow County Commission Chair
  • Harry Johnston – Cherokee County Commission Chair
  • Keisha Lance Bottoms* – City of Atlanta Mayor
  • Rochelle Robinson* – City of Douglasville Mayor
  • Nancy Harris* – City of Duluth Mayor
  • Clark Boddie* – City of Palmetto Mayor
  • Eric Dial* – City of Tyrone Mayor
  • 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
  • Rob 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
  • Jay Roberts – Georgia Department of Transportation Planning Director
  • Martha Martin – Georgia Regional Transportation Authority Board Member
  • Jim Durrett – MARTA Board
  • Eric Clarkson* – Metro Atlanta Mayor’s Association
  • Marcello Banes – Newton County Commission Chair
  • Dave Carmichael – Paulding County Commissioner
  • Oz Nesbitt* – Rockdale County Commission Chair
  • Donald Hawbaker – Spalding County Commission Chair
  • Kevin Little – Walton County Commission Chair

*ARC Board Member


In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the ARC offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019.

ARC offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 28.