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SHSP Non-Motorist Pedestrian and Bicycle Fact Sheet

Thursday, June 17, 2021

This fact sheet from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety details that "although pedestrians and bicyclists represented less than one percent of all individuals involved in motor vehicle crashes (0.4 percent), they accounted for 17 percent of all traffic fatalities". Improving the safety of our roads and sidewalks is something we can all contribute to, pedestrian, cyclist and driver alike.

For more information regarding pedestrian and cyclist safety you may view the fact sheet here

Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) Information

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The existing 2012 TIA program will end in 2022 and the River Valley Roundtable has called for this sales tax to be renewed. A listing of potential transportation projects to be funded with this sales tax must be submitted to the River Valley Roundtable

Please click here to review the list of proposed projects: List of Transportation Projects.

We welcome any comments, concerns or questions at or 706-653-4116.

For more information about the 2022 TSPLOST or the Transportation Investment Act (TIA) please visit

Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Notice of Public Meeting

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The Columbus Consolidated Government will host public meetings to discuss proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) projects for the November 2, 2021 ballot.

Please join us at the City Services Center, Council Chambers or watch live on CCG-TV.

The meetings will take place at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers at the Citizens Services Center on June 14th, June 17th and June 21st.

Click here for more information: 2021 SPLOST Press Release

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