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District 8 Commissioner Carol Myers on Vision Zero

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As Athens-Clarke County Commissioners consider the Fiscal Year 2023 budget, one of the smaller items listed is a Vision Zero coordinator in Transportation and Public Works. The national program works to get pedestrian fatalities down to zero. District 8 Commissioner Carol Myers says the position help Athens bring in federal funding.

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