The VLMPO works with local jurisdictions and the Georgia DOT to obtain traffic count, or volume and vehicle classification data, and crash data.
Explore Georgia County Traffic Counts
Explore other GDOT Statistics and Reports
Explore 2000 Census Commuting Patterns
In FY2017 the VLMPO completed a study to improve and optimize traffic signal timing in the City of Valdosta, below is the final report and executive summary. More detailed data is available upon request.
Similar to traffic counts, crash data is collected from local and state agencies and analyzed both statistically and geographically to view problem areas throughout the community. Did you know that motorists involved in motor vehicle crashes in Georgia are able to obtain a copy of their crash report online? Just visit Georgia's new online service www.BuyCrash.com.
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Inner Perimeter Road Access Management Plan
In 2008 the local governments in Lowndes County and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) began to look at managing the access and maintain the mobility of Inner Perimeter Road.
Sustainability & Livability
The VLMPO is committed to 'Developing a sustainable and safe regional transportation system that included all modes for the transport of people and goods that promotes economic development.' - 2035 VLMPO Transportation Plan, Priority 1.
Freight Movement Study
In 2009, the Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization completed a Freight Movement Study, looking at the general movement of freight in the region. Although this study was a good look at the general freight movements, it raised many more questions than it answered. This report series is meant to address some of those questions. The first of these questions to be discussed is the exporting nature of businesses in the region. Report #1: Location Quotient and Shift-Share Analysis for Lowndes County Report #2: Impact of Freight Rail in Valdosta and Lowndes County Report #3: Commercial Vehicle Crashes in Lowndes County Report #4: Innovative Traffic Management at Congested Railroad Crossings
Read the Freight Movement Study Report Series
Scenic Byways Program
The Scenic Byways Program is a grassroots program that can provide funding for construction of facilities such as railheads, multi-use paths, or way-finding signage along scenic highways. Currently there are no Georgia Scenic Byways in the Southern Georgia region. Perhaps your community can be the first!
As the Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta emerges as a premiere metropolitan city in Georgia, it becomes important for citizens of the region and individuals traveling to the county to experience all that Valdosta and Lowndes County has to offer. People begin to form an impression of an area as soon as they enter it. Recognizing this fact, the Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta make it a priority to create the best possible feeling and image for the gateways into the county and city. Included here is some of the work completed to begin to beautify the gateways into our community.
Read the Valdosta Gateway Study from 2004
Transportation Data & Resources