Box 18, Folder 18, Document 2

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MINUTES OF THE
TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
MEETING
A regular meet i ng of the Traffic and Transportation Corrnnission of the City of
Atla n ta was held in Committee Room No o 1 of the City Hall on Monda y 9 Oc tober
30 ~ 1967 , at 2 : 00 p.m . The following members were present ~
Mr .
Mr .
Mr o
Mr .
Mr.
George Goodwin 9 Chairman
Jack E. Crowder , Vice Chairman
Robert F o Adamson
Charles C. Mathias
Peter J o Stell i ng
Absent :
Mr . John R. Wi lso n, Jr .
Mr . Grady A. Lee
Also present were Ci ty Traffic Eng i neer Karl A. Bev i ns; Mr . P. Andrew Spr i nger ,
Sa f e ty Engi neer , The Atlanta Traffic and Safety Council; Mr. Wi ll i am Ni x ,
At lanta Trans it System , Inc .; Sergeant Mi chael Edwards ~ Atla nta Pol ice
Departme n t .
The meeti ng was .called to order by the Chairman and the follow i ng bus i ness
was c onside r ed .
Io
II.
HEAR FROM THE PUBLIC .
None
PERMI TS FOR OFF =STREET PARKING FACILITIES .
A.
14 BUTLER STREET , N.E. Sunsh i ne Park i ng , I nc o, 13 0 I v y Stre et ~ N. Eo
.An open lot wi th 78 spaces; self parking; 5 i nbound r e s e rv oi r
spa c e s ; one entrance =ex i t on Butler St reet o
The Cit y Tr aff i c Engi neer recommended approval of the a ppl icat i on
with t h e follow ing change :
Only 73 parking spa ces
The Corrnn i ss i on a pproved th i s re commendat i on .
B.
42~44 DECATUR STREET , S . E. Mr. Ga r l and Foll i s , All r i ght Parking of
Georgia , Inco An open lot wit h 74 spaces ; a t tendant parking ; 10
inbound and 10 outbound re s ervoir spa ce s ; one entranc e ~ex i on
De catur Street 9 one exit on Exchange Pla ce . To b e opera t ed on a
t emporary per mit on l y a s an a dd iti on t o t he a l ready ex i s t i ng 6 1
car s pace parking lo t wh ich i s lo cat ed i mme di a t e l y adja cent to
and ea s t o f thi s lo t an d usi ng the exis ting driveways to the 61
ca r s pa ce lot which is al~ e a dy in ope rati on . ( Th i s propert y ha s
already been app r oved b y t he Corrnn ittee a nd Board of Alderme n for
a 3 62 space ca r gara ge for t he Sc ott Hu dgens Company.)
�Minutes of the Traffic and Transportation Commission Meeting; October 30 ~ 1967;
page 2
Mr. Garland Follis appeared representing Allright Parking of Georgia~
Inc . The City Traff i c Engineer recommended approval of the applicat i on . The Committee approved this recommendation .
C.
240- 244 PRYOR STREET 9 S.W . Mr . Ralph R. Carroll ~ A A A Parking , Inc.
An open lot with 27 spaces; self parking 3 i nbound and 3 outbound
reservoir spa ces; one entrance - exit on Pryor Street .
Mr . George Williams appeared representing A. A A Pa rk i ng , Inc . The
Ci ty Traffic Engineer recommended approval of the appl i cation .
The Commission approved this recommendation .
III .
REPORT OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS; Superintendent J . L. Mosele y.
Sergeant Micha e l Edwards reported tha t the Fa tal Acci dents were down
8%9 the Injured Accidents were up 2% a nd Property Dama ge Acc idents
down 7% . Enforcement Viola tions Booked ~ Drunk Dr i ving was up 10%~
Speedi ng up 16% and Other Moving Vi olat i ons up less than 1%.
Sergeant Edwards reported the followi ng traff i c a c cidents t hrough
Oct ober 29 , 196 7, as compared wi th th e s ame per i od i n 1966 .
Fatal Accidents
I njured Acc idents
Pr opert y Damage Acc idents
I V.
1967
1966
78
2~326
16 ?919
85
2~286
18 2197
19~323
20 v56 8
RE PORT OF THE CI TY TRAFFIC ENGI NEER.
The Traffic Engi nee r ga ve a br ief r eport o f the Traffic Eng i neering
Depart ment ' s budge t f or 1968 .
V.
OTHER BUSINESS.
A b rief dis c uss i on of the Atl ant a Pol ice Departme n t 's t wo new f r eeway
emergency vehicles .
The re b eing no f u rt her busine ss 9 the meet ing was a djourne d at 2 ~50 p . m.
VI .
NEXT MEETING :
Monday , November 27 , 196 7.

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