GDOT Conducting Public Survey to Identify Statewide Transit Needs and Priorities

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, July 19th, 2019

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is seeking public input through a statewide transit survey, which is open through August 14, 2019, and is available at  

 The objectives of the survey are to:

  • Identify needs and priorities of public transit users and potential users 

  • Understand the public transit customer experience 

  • Identify issues and barriers to using public transit

The survey website is available in multiple languages. Paper versions of the survey are being distributed to rural transit providers across the state. The survey results and findings, along with input from other stakeholder groups, will help shape the GDOT Statewide Transit Plan (SWTRP).

GDOT is developing the SWTRP in coordination with local governments, Regional Commissions, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and transit providers to quantify public transit needs across the state and document strategies to ensure all Georgians have access to public transit. 

The SWTRP will incorporate existing local and regional transit plans and will support GDOT's multimodal long-range planning efforts.