2018 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 9 - Transportation of Freight and Passengers Generally
Article 9A - Railway Passenger Service Corridor System
§ 46-9-291. Planning and development

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-291 (2018)
  • (a) Any and all railway passenger service plans or programs of any and all state departments, agencies, boards, bureaus, commissions, or authorities having responsibility for the same shall be conducted and coordinated so as to conform planning and development of service to the railway passenger service corridors of the program provided by this article. It is the intent of the General Assembly that planning and development of railway passenger service shall include every metropolitan statistical area of the state to the extent that revenues of the state for such planning or development are made available from either dedicated revenue sources or the general fund.

  • (b) Any state department, agency, board, bureau, commission, or authority having responsibility for any railway passenger service planning or programming may recommend any additional railway passenger service corridor or corridors to the General Assembly for inclusion in the Designated Georgia Rail Passenger Corridors after completion of a feasibility study for such proposed additional railway passenger service corridor or corridors, but no additional railway passenger service corridor shall be studied for inclusion unless federal or state funding is made available for such study. No railway passenger service corridor shall be a part of the Designated Georgia Rail Passenger Corridors unless and until it is included in the list provided by Code Section 46-9-290.

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