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      Georgia Ranked No. 1 State For Business For Fourth Consecutive Year

      Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the fourth consecutive year by Site Selection magazine. Georgia has been ranked among the top 10 states in Site Selection’s business climate rankings throughout the last decade. Read Governor’s Press Release (Gold Button): https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2016-11-02/georgia-ranked-no-1-state-business-fourth-consecutive-year.

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      Investment Report​​​​​​

      2016 Investment Report

      This report serves as a window into Georgia DOT, the 10th largest state transportation department in the nation, with a more than $2 billion annual investment in our state’s transportation network. It highlights our successes; recognizes the dedication of our employees; and demonstrates the commitment we consistently make to improve and maintain our network.

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      Intermodal Programs


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      Transportation Funding Act

      InvestSmart: From stewardship of funds to respect for the environment our initiatives are carried out with the goal of giving Georgians a high return on their investment. Innovative investment focuses on savings, along with smart, aggressive approaches to securing funds, as well as distributing grants for local projects.

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      Transit

      Transit

      16

      Urban Systems

      111

      Rural Systems

      Freight Rail

      Freight Rail

      4,976

      Track Miles

      Airports

      Airports

      105

      Publicly Owned Airports

      Waterways

      Ports

      3

      Ports in Operation



       

       
      State of Georgia  

      #1
      for Business

      Georgia has been ranked the #1 state for business three years in a row (2013-2015).

      396K
      Jobs

      Supported by Georgia's deep water ports and inland barge terminals.

      #3
      for Films

      Georgia ranks as the #3 place in the world to make films.

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      Notice Economic Development

      The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business, locate new markets for Georgia products, inspire tourists to visit Georgia and promote the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects.