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MINUTES OF THE
TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

MEETING

A regular meeting of the Traffic and Transportation Commission of the City of
Atlanta was held in Committee Room No. 1 of the City Hall on Monday, October
30, 1967, at 2:00 pem. The following members were present:

Mr. George Goodwin, Chairman

Mr. Jack E. Crowder, Vice Chairman
Mr. Robert F. Adamson

Mr. Charles C. Mathias

Mr. Peter J. Stelling

Absent:
Mr. John R. Wilson, Jr.
Mr. Grady A. Lee

Also present were City Traffic Engineer Karl A. Bevins; Mr. P. Andrew Springer,
Safety Engineer, The Atlanta Traffic and Safety Council; Mr. William Nix,
Atlanta Transit System, Inc.; Sergeant Michael Edwards, Atlanta Police
Department.

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman and the following business
was considered.

I. HEAR FROM THE PUBLIC. None

II. PERMITS FOR OFF-STREET PARKING FACILITIES.

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14 BUTLER STREET, N.E. Sunshine Parking, Inc., 130 Ivy Street, N.E.
An open lot with 78 spaces; self parking; 5 inbound reservoir
spaces; one entrance-exit on Butler Street.

The City Traffic Engineer recommended approval of the application
with the following change:

Only 73 parking spaces
The Commission approved this recommendation.

42-44 DECATUR STREET, S.E. Mr. Garland Follis, Allright Parking of
Georgia, Inc. An open lot with 74 spaces; attendant parking; 10
inbound and 10 outbound reservoir spaces; one entrance-exit on
Decatur Stre├ęt, one exit on Exchange Place. To be operated on a
temporary permit only as an addition to the already existing 61

car space parking lot which is located immediately adjacent to

and east of this lot and using the existing driveways to the 61

car space lot which is already in operation. (This property has
already been approved by the Committee and Board of Aldermen for

a 362 space car garage for the Scott Hudgens 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 Traffic Engineer recommended approval of the applica~
tion. The Committee approved this recommendation.

C. 240-244 PRYOR STREET, S.W. Mr. Ralph R. Carroll, A A A Parking, Inc.
An open lot with 27 spaces; self parking 3 inbound and 3 outbound
reservoir spaces; one entrance-exit on Pryor Street.

Mr. George Williams appeared representing A-A A Parking, Inc. The
City Traffic Engineer recommended approval of the application.
The Commission approved this recommendation.

III. REPORT OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS; Superintendent J. L. Moseley.

Sergeant Michael Edwards reported that the Fatal Accidents were down
8%, the Injured Accidents were up 2% and Property Damage Accidents
down 7%. Enforcement Violations Booked: Drunk Driving was up 10%,
Speeding up 16% and Other Moving Violations up less than 1%.

Sergeant Edwards reported the following traffic accidents through
October 29, 1967, as compared with the same period in 1966.

1967 1966
Fatal Accidents 78 85
Injured Accidents 2,326 2,286
Property Damage Accidents 16,919 18,197
19,323 20, 568

IV. REPORT OF THE CITY TRAFFIC ENGINEER.

The Traffic Engineer gave a brief report of the Traffic Engineering
Department's budget for 1968,

V. OTHER BUSINESS.
A brief discussion of the Atlanta Police Department's two new freeway
emergency vehicles.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 2:50 pom.

VI. NEXT MEETING: Monday, November 27, 1967.




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