January 26, 2021

Chatham Commission District 6 candidates talk job creation, public transportation – News – Savannah Morning News

The southernmost section of Chatham County is encompassed by District 6, covering a varied assortment of communities — including Savannah’s Southside and its somewhat-struggling commercial corridor — and stretching way to the wilds of Ossabaw Island.

After besting a fellow Republican candidate in Georgia’s June 9 primary, William Dyal is now facing Democrat Aaron “Adot” Whitely in the Nov. 3 Chatham County Commission race to represent District 6. Both are newcomers to public office; current District 6 Commissioner James “Jay” Jones chose to forgo a reelection run in favor of a failed bid to become the board’s chair.

In separate interviews with the Savannah Morning News, the District 6 candidates discussed some of their plans and spoke about what is motivating them to run for this County Commission seat.

Empty commercial spaces and job creation

While residential development is continuously ongoing in District 6, business growth is less dynamic there,

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San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission Awards Iteris $6.9 Million Operational Services Contract


Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has awarded Iteris a $6.9 million contract to provide operational services for two operations centers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission Awards Iteris $6.9 Million Operational Services Contract (Photo: Business Wire)


Under the terms of the three-year agreement, which includes an option to extend for an additional four years, Iteris will provide staffing and management services to the 511 Operations Center in Oakland, California that is responsible for collecting, curating and disseminating traffic and transit information for the nine-county Bay Area region. The 511 Operations Center staff disseminate transportation information through the 511 SF Bay traveler information system, of which the 511 Phone System and Transit Data System have been

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