Transportation & Air Quality Committee

The 34-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. 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
Oct 12, 2017 | 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

Buzz AhrensVice Chair
Chair, Cherokee County Commission

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

Kasim Reed* – 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

Buzz Ahrens* – Cherokee County Commission Chair

Jeff Turner* – Clayton County Commission Chair​

Mike Boyce* – Cobb County Commission Chair

Al Smith – Coweta County Commission Chair

Michael Thurmond* – DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer

Ramona Jackson Jones* – Douglas County Commission Chair

Eric Maxwell* – Fayette County Commission Chair

Todd Levent – Forsyth County Commission Chair

John Eaves* – Fulton County Commission Chair

Tread Davis* – Georgia Department of Community Affairs Representative

Rich McDonald – Georgia Department of Natural Resources, EPD

Mark Burkhalter – Georgia Department of Transportation Board Member

Jay Roberts – Georgia Department of Transportation Planning Director

Martha Martin – Georgia Regional Transportation Authority Board Member

June Wood* – Henry County Commission Chair

Fred Daniels – MARTA Board Treasurer

Eric Clarkson* – Metro Atlanta Mayor’s Association

Keith Ellis – 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