GWINNETT’S TRANSIT PLAN
The multibillion-dollar transit development plan recently adoped by Gwinnett is intended to guide the future of mass transit in the county. Recommendations include undertaking the following projects over the next 30 years:
A 4.5-mile heavy rail extension from the Doraville MARTA station to a new “multimodal hub” near the Norcross-area intersection of Jimmy Carter Boulevard and I-85.
A bus-rapid transit (BRT) line between the Norcross hub and the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.
More BRT lines extending east near Ga. 316 and into downtown Lawrenceville, and north down Pleasant Hill Road before stretching west through Berkeley Lake and Peachtree Corners.
New local bus routes down U.S. 78 into DeKalb County.Several new park-and-rides for express bus service to the Atlanta area.
An extensive corridor for rapid bus service, which is different from BRT in that it doesn’t operate in dedicated lanes, throughout the entire county.